CO16 (Colon 16) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Jugu
English Name: Great Bone

Location: In the upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression between the acromial extremity and the scapular spine.


Disperses congealed blood and clears the channels.

Primary Indications:

Pain in shoulder and arm.

Tertiary Indications:

Scrofula, goitre, spitting blood, convulsions.

Other Indications:

Excitement, pain in upper teeth, post-traumatic bad blood (clots) in the chest.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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(CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO9, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16, CO17, CO18, CO19, CO20)

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