Beautiful Passages from Nei Jing: Proper Insertion of the Needle.

This passage speaks for itself.  Ling Shu, chapter one: “持针之道,坚者为宝,正指直刺,无针左右,神在秋毫,属意病者,审视血脉者,刺之无殆。” “Technique for holding the needle, hold firmly as if holding a precious treasure, the fingers must be securely set for perpendicular insertion, do not needle [to the] left or right, the spirit is at the tip*, the doctor [must] focus the intention on the disease,Continue reading “Beautiful Passages from Nei Jing: Proper Insertion of the Needle.”