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PointKey IndicationsLocation
L1 Cough, Asthma, Pain in chest, shoulder & fullness in the chest Laterosuperior to the sternum, 1 cun below Lu-2, at the level of the first intercostal space, 6 cun anterior to the midline
L5 Mastitis, Afternoon fever, Infantile Convulsions On the cubital crease, in depression of radial side of tendon of m. biceps brachii. Point is located w/ elbow slightly flexed.
L7 Migraine Superior to styloid process of radius, 1.5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the brachioradial muscle & the tendon of the long abductor muscle of the thumb.
L9 Palps At radial end of transverse crease of wrist, in the depression on lateral side of radial artery.
LI 4 Swelling of the face, Facial paralysis, Febrile disease with anhidrosis, Delayed labor On the dorsum of hand, between the 1st & 2nd metacarpal bones, approx. in the middle of the 2nd metacarpal bone on the radial side.
LI 11 Urticaria, Scrofula, Febrile diseases When elbow is flexed, point is in depression at lateral end of transverse cubital crease, midway between Lu-5 & lateral epicondyle of humerus.
S 27 Seminal emission, Premature ejaculation 2 cun below umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the midline level with Ren-5.
S 28 Edema, Retention of urine 3 cun below umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the midline level with Ren-4.
S 29 Uterine prolapse, Amenorrhea 4 cun below umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the midline level with Ren-3.
S 34 Gastritis, Mastitis When the knee is flexed, the point is 2 cun above the laterosuperior border of the patella.
S 36 Emaciation due to general deficiency 3 cun below St-35, 1 finger-breadth (middle finger) from anterior border of tibia.
S 37 Paralysis due to stroke 6 cun below St 35 and one finger breadth (middle finger) from the anterior border of the tibia.
S 39 Pain referring to the testis, Mastitis 9 cun below St-35 & one finger breadth (middle finger) from the anterior border of the tibia.
S 40 Excessive sputum 8 cun superior to the tip of the external malleolus, lateral to St 38, about two finger-breadth lateral to the anterior border of the tibia.
Sp 4 Gastric pain, vomiting In the depression distal & inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red & white skin.
Sp 6 Irreg menses, Uterine bleeding, Prolapse, Sterility, Delayed labor, Dizziness, Vertigo 3 cun directly above the tip of the medial malleolus, posteror to the medial border of the tibia.
Sp 9 Jaundice, Incontinence of urine, Pain in the knee On lower border of medial condyle of tibia, in depression posterior & inferior to medial condyle of tibia.
Sp 15 Ab pain, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Constipation Lateral to the center of the umbilicus on the mammilary line (4 cun lateral to the midline), lateral to m rectus abdominus.
Sp 21 General aching & weakness On the lateral side of the chest & on the middle axillary line, in the 6th intercostal space.
H 3 Tremor of hand, Scrofula With elbow flexed, at midpoint of line connecting medial end of cubital crease & medial epicondyle of humerus.
H 5 Aphasia with stiffness of the tongue When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. floexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the crease of the wrist
H 6 Hysteria, Night sweating When the palm faces upward, the point is on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, .5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist.
H 7 Amnesia, Dementia, Insomnia At ulnar end of transverse crease of wrist, in depression on radial side of tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris.
SI 3 Pain & rigidity of the neck, Acute lumbar sprain When a loose fist is made, point is on ulnar end of distal palmar crease, proximal to 5th metacarpophalangeal joint, at end of transverse crease & junction of red/white skin.
B 13 Cough & Asthma, Spitting of blood, Afternoon fever, Night Sweating 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T3 (Du 12).
S 25 Pain around the umbilicus 2 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus
B 25 Numbness & motor impairment of the lower extremities, Sciatica 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of L4 (Du 3).
Ren 12 Acid regurgitation, Jaundice, Indigestion, Insomnia On the midline of the abdomen, 4 cun above the umbilicus, midway between the umbilicus & the sternocostal angle.
B 21 Pain in the chest/hypo region, Epigastric regions, Anorexia, Ab distention, Borborygmus, Diarrhea, Nausea Vomiting 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T12.
Liv 13 Borborygmus, Vomiting, Diarrhea On the lateral side of the abdomen, right below the free end of the 11th floating rib.
B 20 Jaundice, Bloody stools, Profuse menstruation, Edema 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T11 (Du 6).
Ren 14 Difficulty in swallowing, Palpitations On the midline of the abdomen, 6 cun above the umbilicus.
B 15 Loss of memory, Mania 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T5 (Du 11).
Ren 4 Prolapse of rectum, Flaccid type of apoplexy On the midline of the abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus.
B 27 Hematuria, Enuresis, Morbid leukorrhea 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the 1st posterior sacral foramen.
Ren 3 Prolapse of the uterus, Vaginitis On the midline of the abdomen, 4 cun below the umbilicus.
B 28 Retention of Urine, Frequent Urination, Enuresis 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the 2nd posterior sacral foramen.
G 25 Pain in the lumbar & hypochondriac region On the lateral side of the abdomen, at the lower border of the free end of the 12th rib.
B 23 Tinnitus, Deafness, Blurring of vision, Impotence 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of L2 (Du 4)
Ren 17 Insufficient lactation, Hiccup On the anterior midline, level with the 4th intercostal space, midway between the nipples.
B 14 Stuffy chest, Vomiting 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T4.
Ren 5 Edema, Anuria On the midline of the abdomen, 2 cun below the umbilicus.
B 22 Indigestion, Edema, Pain & stiffness in the low back 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of L1.
G 24 Acid regurgitation, Hiccup, Jaundice, Mastitis Below Liv 14, directly below the nipple, in the 7th intercostal space.
B 19 Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Bitter taste in the mouth 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T10 (Du 7)
Liv 14 Mastitis, Hiccup, Acid Regurgitation Directly below the nipple, in the 6th intercostal space.
B 18 Jaundice, Redness of the eye, Night blindness, Mental disorders 1.5 cun lateral to midline, level with the lower border of T9 (Du 8).
K 3 Spitting of blood, Thirst, Sore throat In the depression midway between the medial malleolus & the tendo calcaneus, level with the tip of the medial malleolus.
K6 Morbid leukorrhea, Prolapse of uterus, Pruritus vulvae, Frequency/Retention of Urination In the depression on the lower border of the medial malleolus, or 1 cun below the medial malleolus.
P 4 Hematemesis, Hemoptysis, Furuncle 5 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of palmaris longus & flexor carpi radialis.
P 5 Malaria, Swelling of the Axilla 3 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of palmaris longus & flexor carpi radialis.
P6 Nausea, Hiccup 2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist between the tendons of palmaris longus & flexor carpi radialis.
SJ 5 Febrile disease, Pain in the cheek, Strained neck, Hand tremor On the dorsum of the forearm, 2 cun above the wrist crease, between the radius & the ulna.
SJ 6 Aching & heavy sensation of the shoulder & back On the dorsum of the forearm, 3 cun above the wrist crease, between the radius & the ulna.
G 26 Hernia, Irregular menstruation, Amenorrhea, Leukorrhea Directly below the free end of the 11th rib, level with the umbilicus.
G 34 Hemiplegia, Beri Beri (Thiamin/B1 xu), Infantile Convulsions In the depression anterior & inferior to the head of the fibula.
G 35 Muscular atrophy & paralysis of leg 7 cun above the tip of the lateral malleolus, on the posterior border of the fibula.
G 36 Rabies 7 cun above the tip of the lateral malleolus, on the anterior border of the fibula.
G 40 Malaria, Swelling of the external malleolus Anterior & inferior to the lateral malleolus, in the depression on the lateral side of the tendon of m. extensor digitorum longus.
Liv 3 Depressions, Deviation of the mouth, Pain in the anterior aspect of the medial malleolus On the dorsum of the foot, in the depression distal to the junction of the 1st & 2nd metatarsal bones.
Liv 5 Pruritus vulvae, Weakness & atrophy of the leg 5 cun above the medial malleolus, on the medial side of the tibia, near the medial border.
Du 9 Jaundice On the midline, below the spinous process of T7, approximately level with the inferior angle of the scapula.
Du 10 Furuncles On the midline, below the spinous process of T6
Du 14 Epilepsy, Common Cold On the midline, below the spinous process of C7, approximately level with the shoulders.
Du 15 Deafness & mute, Sudden hoarseness of voice, Stiffness of tongue & aphasia On the midline, .5 cun directly above the posterior hairline, in the depression below the spinous process of C1.
Du 16 Blurring of vision, Epistaxis, Hemiplegia On the midline, 1 cun above the posterior hairline, directly below the external occipital protuberance, in the depression between the trapezius muscles of both sides.
Du 4 Impotence/Nocturnal emission, Irregular menstruation, Leukorrhea On the midline, below the spinous process of L2.
Du 20 Aphasia by apoplexy, Prolapse of the rectum & uterus On the midline of the head, directly above the apexes of the two auricles, approximately 7 cun directly above the posterior hairline
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