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Table 1 Selected acupoints with detailed locations

From: Analysis of Meridian Flow Direction by Electrical Stimulation Method

Acupoints Location
Taiyin Lung Meridian of the Hand
LU5(Chize) Located in the transverse cubital crease, on the radial side (laternal side) of the tendon of musculus biceps branchii
Lu6(Kongzui) On the line between LU5(Chize) and LU9 (Tasiyuang), 7 cm above the transverse crease of the twist
Jueyin Pericardium Meridian of the Hand
PC3 (Quze) Located in the transverse cubital crease, on the ulnar side (medial side) of the tendon of musculus biceps branchii
PC6 (Neiguan) Between the tendons of m. palmaris longus and m. flexor carpi radialis, 2 cun above the transverse crease of the twist
Shaoyin Heart Meridian of the Hand
HT3 (Shaohai) At the middle part of the line between the medial end of the transverse cubital crease and medial epicondyle of the humerus when the elbow is flexed. Flex the elbow to locate the point
HT7 (Shenmen) At the ulnar end of the transverse crease of the wrist, on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris
Yangming Stomach Meridian of the Foot
ST36 (Zusanli) 3 cun below Dubi (ST35), one finger width laternal to the anterior crest of the tibia
ST37(Shangjuxu) 3 cun below ST35 one finger width laternal from the anterior crest of the tibia
Shaoyang Gallbladder Meridian of the Foot
GB34 (Yanglingquan) In a depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula
GB39 (Xuanzhong) 3 cun above the tip of the laternal malleolus, in the depression of the anterior border of the fibula
Taiyang Bladder Meridian of the Foot
BL40 (Weizhong) Midpoint of the transverse cubital of the popliteal fossa between the biceps femoris and semitendinosus tendons
BL57 (Chengshan) In the depression below the gastrocnemius muscle, 8 cun inferior to BL40