Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 141–144 | Cite as

Abdominal acupuncture plus the Confluent Points of the Eight Extraordinary Meridian for chronic pharyngitis

  • Ling-qing Jin (金灵青)
  • Bo-xu Lang (郎伯旭)
  • Zhen-yu Fang (方震宇)
Clinical Study



To evaluate the effectiveness of abdominal acupuncture plus the Confluent Points of the Eight Extraordinary Meridian in treating chronic pharyngitis.


Thirty eligible subjects with chronic pharyngitis were given abdominal acupuncture plus needling Lieque (LU 7) and Zhaohai (KI 6), two out of the Confluent Points of the Eight Extraordinary Meridian, once a day, 10 sessions as a course, and the therapeutic efficacy was evaluated after a treatment course.


After a treatment course, of the 30 subjects, 21 were recovered, 5 showed markedly effective, 2 were improved, and 2 failed, the total effective rate was 93.3%.


Abdominal acupuncture plus the Confluent Points of the Eight Extraordinary Meridian is effective in treating chronic pharyngitis, worth promoting in clinic.


Acupuncture Therapy Abdominal Acupuncture Points Eight Confluent Points Lieque (LU 7) Points Zhaohai (KI 6) Pharyngitis 






选择符合纳入标准的慢性咽炎患者30例, 给予腹针配合针刺八脉交会穴中的列缺、照海治疗。每日治疗1次, 10次为1疗程, 治疗1疗程后观察疗效。


经过1疗程治疗, 30例患者中治愈21例, 显效5例, 有效2例, 无效2例, 总有效率为93.3%。


腹针配合八脉交会穴治疗慢性咽炎疗效可靠, 值得临床推广应用。


针刺疗法 腹针 穴 八脉交会 穴 列缺 穴 照海 咽炎 





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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ling-qing Jin (金灵青)
    • 1
  • Bo-xu Lang (郎伯旭)
    • 1
  • Zhen-yu Fang (方震宇)
    • 1
  1. 1.Taizhou Municipal HospitalZhejiang Province, TaizhouChina

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