Names Of Huatuojiaji

T3 Huatuo Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Sides of Spine at T3
  • Pinyin Name: Huatuojiaji
  • Chinese Character: 華佗夾脊

Where Is T3 Huatuo?

T3 Huatuo Location

  • .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of T3
  • Unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

T3 Huatuo Image


All Images © 2019 Yin Yang House - No Unauthorized Duplication

What Is T3 Huatuo Used For?

T3 Huatuo Clinical Usages

  • T3 innervates the lung and lymph systems and is used for a range of immune issues (with T1 and T2), including symptoms such as allergies, asthma, chest pain, cough, voice issues, lyme disease, and frequent infections.  T1, T2 and T3 are used for a range of immune and autoimmune conditions within the tam healing system.
  • Used extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. May be needled and used with tuina and/or tonren therapy.

Our Site Has 69 Extra Points...

Related Posts From Our Blog

What Conditions May Use T3 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 T3 Huatuo?

UB 13 Lung Shu


All Images © 2019 Yin Yang House Inc

  • Main point for all Lung related issues from a TCM perspective - tonifies LU Qi and Yin: cough, asthma, bronchitis, sore throat, nasal congestion, shortness of breath, weakness of the voice, consumption, steaming bone disorder, etc.
  • Useful for skin disorders, itching, acne, hives, etc.
  • Lung related emotional imbalances such as grief and sadness.
  • Qi tonification aspects can be increased with the application of moxabustion at this point.

GV 12 Body Pillar

  • Heat in the lungs and chest, cough, asthma, chest pain, mentioned classically for whooping cough (use cupping).
  • Supporting point for chronic conditions affecting the lungs, for deficiency asthma, exhaustion from deficient Lung qi.
  • Used for strengthening deficiencies and promoting strong development in children, epilepsy.
  • Classically noted for "seeing ghosts" and "rage with desire to kill" (deadman text) -  which can indicate a range of stronger modern psychological issues such as schizophrenia, manic depression, bipolar depression.  It does this by clearning excess heat from heart and lungs (i.e. chest), which can lead to an unsettled spirit.  

Where Do I Go Next?

List Of Related Points

Follow, Join, and Participate

Get Our App

Get it on Google Play

Join Our Email List (3-5 email updates/yr)
 
   

 

Our Sites

All Content Copyright © 1999-2019 Yin Yang House Inc