Moxibustion & The 21st Chinese Solar Term — Da Xue

The twenty-first Chinese solar term is called “Da Xue”, also known as ‘The heavier snow’ in English. The weather gets even colder and it’s more possible to have snow than the first two solar terms in Winter each year. It’s the third Solar term in Winter of the year. It arrives on 07/12/2017.

In northern hemisphere, temperatures fall further. It’s important to keep warm from head to toes, especially for older people and people who have chronic conditions.

The following acupuncture points could be used with moxibustion therapy for regimen and healthcare in this period of time.

Zhi Yang, also known as ‘GV 9’

Shen Shu, also known as ‘BL-23’, ‘UB 23’

Shen Que, also known as ‘Spirit Gate’, ‘CV 8’, ‘Ren-08’

Guan Yuan, also known as ‘CV 4’, ‘Ren-04’, ‘Origin pass’, ‘Gate of the source’

Nei Guan, also known as ‘P6’

San Yin Jiao, also known as ‘SP 6’

Yong Quan, also known as ‘ KD 1’, ‘KI-01’, ‘Gushing Spring’, ‘Bubbling well’

 

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