Treatment of dormant papule with acupuncture in ancient times
The information concerning dormant papule in 93 ancient medical books is statistically computerized and shows that there are totally 29 items of information and 25 acupoints (55 times in frequency) in connection with dormant papule. The commonly used acupoints, are Quchi (LI 11), Jianyu (LI 15), Tianjing, (TE 10), etc, which are around joints, on the upper body, on, the lateral aspect or on the ends of the limbs. The commonly used meridians are Large Intestine Meridian, Pericardium Meridian, Triple Energizer Meridian, and Gallbladder Meridian. The commonly used parts are the lateral aspect of arm, the dorsum of hand, the external aspect of leg, the medial aspect of arm, and the palm.
Key WordsSkin Diseases Acupuncture-Moxibustion Review Literature
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