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The Extra Acupuncture Points 

The Extra Acupuncture Points
The Extra Acupuncture Points

Jingduan Yang

and Daniel A. Monti

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date: 16 September 2021

This chapter describes in detail the location, energetic functions, and clinical indications of extra acupuncture points that are distributed in the head, upper extremities, hands, back, abdomen, lower extremities, and feet. These points do not belong to any of the energy channels and are mostly documented empirically for their unique functions. The functions of each extra point still mainly come from its specific location, its associations with specific organs, and its connection with an energy channel. The clinical indications for treatment of certain mental and physical dysfunctions caused by channel blockage and organ energetic imbalance are discussed in detail as well.

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