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Acupuncture Needling Techniques - Class 12
Detailed instructions on the use of Acupuncture needles and Moxibustion techniques
By: David Botton

Water Needle

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Class 12 - Water Needle

Also known as:

Pointer Injection



Caution for incompatible combinations


Antibiotics - 1/10 the dosage

Pain Killers


C - Nervous system

B6, B12 - Blood problems

A - Vision and Liver

Glucose solution - Tonification


Dang Gui - Blood stagnation and deficiency

Chei Hu - Fever, Lv Qi stagnation

Huang Qin - Damp Heat

Tai Pan - Nourish chronic def.


  1. Iodine wash area
  2. Alcohol clear area
  3. Insert needle and try for Qi
  4. Inject .1cc to 1cc of substance using 5-10cc syringe

Mostly used on:

Back Shu points

Jia ji points

Sea-he points

Source-yuan points


Legal requirements must be met. In FL a 2 day course in the therapy.

(c) 2005 All Rights Reserved - David Botton