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Extra Points

43 Extra Acupuncture Points (points with duplicate names are repeated)

Extra Point NameLocation
Sishencong Posterior, anterior, and lateral to Du 20
Yintang Midway between the medial ends of the two eyebrows
Taiyang In the depression about 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus
Yuyao In the hollow, at the midpoint of the eyebrow, directly above the pupil
Qiuhou At the junction of the lateral 1/3 and medial 2/3 of the infraorbital margin
Erjian At the apex of the auricle
Yiming 1 cun posterior to SJ 17
Bitong At the highest point of the nasolabial groove
Jiachengjiang 1 cun lateral to Ren 24
Jinjin & Yuye On the veins of both sides of the frenulum of the tongue
Qianzhen 0.5-1 cun anterior to the auricular lobe
Shanglianquan 1 cun below the midpoint of the lower jaw, in the depression between the hyoid bone and the lower border of the jaw
Bai Lao 2 cun above Du 14 and 1 cun lateral to the midline Perp 0.5-0.8
An Mian Midway between SJ 17 and GB 20
Dingchuan 0.5 cun lateral to Du 14
Weiguanxiashu 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T8
Yishu 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T8
Pigen 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L1
Yaoyan About 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L4
Shiqizhui Below the spinous process of L5
Huatojiaji A group of 34 points along both sides of the spinal column, 0.5 cun lateral to the lower border of each vertebra from T1 to L5
Yaoqi 2 cun directly above the tip of the coccyx
Tituo 4 cun lateral to Ren 4
Zigongzue 3 cun lateral to Ren 3
Qipang Two points that make an equilateral triangle with the top being the umbilicus and the sides equal to the width of the patient’s mouth
Sanjiaojiu Two points that make an equilateral triangle with the top being the umbilicus and the sides equal to the width of the patient’s mouth
Shixuan On the tips of the 10 fingers, 0.1 cun distal to the nails
Sifeng On the palmar surface in the midpoint of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the index, middle, ring, and little fingers
Yaotongxue Two points on the dorsum of the hand, between the 2nd & 3rd and 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, midway between the transverse wrist crease and the metacarpophalangeal joints
Baxie On the dorsum of the hand, at the junction of the red and white skin of the hand webs, 8 in all
Luo Zhen On the dorsum of the hand, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, about 0.5 cun posterior to the metacarpophalangeal joint, opposite PC 8
Wailaogong On the dorsum of the hand, between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, about 0.5 cun posterior to the metacarpophalangeal joint, opposite PC 8
Erbai 4 cun from the wrist crease, on either side of the tendon of flexor carpi radialis.
Zhoujian On the tip of the olecranon when the elbow is flexed
Jianqian Midway between the end of the anterior axillary fold and LI 15
Jianneiling Midway between the end of the anterior axillary fold and LI 15
Zhongkui On the midpoint of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger
Zhongquan In the depression between LI5 and SJ4
Bizhong On the lateral aspect of the forearm, midway between the transverse wrist crease and elbow crease, between the radius and ulna
Huanzhong Midway between GB30 and Du 2
Baichongwo 1 cun above SP 10
Heding In the depression of the midpoint of the superior patellar border
Neixiyan In the depression medial to the patellar ligament, medial and inferior to the patella
Lanweixue 2 cun below ST 36
Dannangxue 1-2 cun below GB 34
Ba feng On the dorsum of the foot, proximal to the web margins. Obl 0.5-0.8
Duyin On the plantar aspect of the 2nd toe, in the center of the distal interphalangeal skin crease
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