Names Of Huatuojiaji

L3 Huatuo Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Sides of Spine at L3
  • Pinyin Name: Huatuojiaji
  • Chinese Character: 華佗夾脊

Where Is L3 Huatuo?

L3 Huatuo Location

  • .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of L3
  • Unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is L3 Huatuo Used For?

L3 Huatuo Clinical Usages

  • L3 innverates the prostate in men and the ovaries in women.  In women, then, this point may help with a range of ovarian issues - cancer, fertility and/or menstrual issues, cysts, etc.  In men this point can be very helpful for prostate problems and fertility issues.  For both it may be used for early morning diarrhea or constipation as well as a range of sexual issues.
  • Used  extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. May be needled and used with tuina and/or tonren therapy.

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What Conditions May Use L3 Huatuo?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Points Are Near L3 Huatuo?

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  • Generally used as a local point for back pain.  General weakness in the low back and/or knees.
  • Due to the qi moving functions in the area, may be used with hemorrhoids, dysmehorrhea and other discharges such as leukorrhea, blood stools, etc.

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