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PointLocationIndications
Yintang On midline, between medial ends of eyebrows H/A, heavy head, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, infantile convulsions, frontal H/A, insomnia
Shanglianquan On midline, 1 cun posterior to posterior border of lower jaw, in depression between hyoid bone & posterior border of jaw. Alalia, salivation w/ stiff tongue, sore throat, diff swallowing, loss of voice
Erjian At apex of auricle. Red, swollen, painful eyes. Febrile disease. Nebula
Yuyao In middle of eyebrow Pain in supraorbital region; Twitching eyelid; Ptosis of eyelid; Cloudy cornea; Red, swollen, painful eyes.
Sishencong 4 points at the vertex, 1 cun posterior, anterior & bilateral to Du-20 H/A, vertigo, insomnia, poor memory, epilepsy.
Qiuhou At inferior border of orbit, about 4th of the distance from the lateral to the medial side of the orbit. Eye diseases
Jiachengjiang 1 cun lateral to Ren-24, located in the center of the mentolabial groove. Pain in the face, deviation of eyes & mouth, spasm of facial muscles.
Jinjin & Yuye On veins on both sides of frenulum of tongue. Swelling of tongue, Vomiting, Aphasia w/ stiffness of tongue
Bitong At the highest point of the nasolabial groove Rhinitis, nasal obstruction, nasal boils.
Qianzheng 0.5 - 1.0 cun anterior to the auricular lobe. Deviation of the eyes & mouth, and ulceration of the tongue and mouth.
Yiming 1 cun posterior to SJ-17 Eye diseases, tinnitus, insomnia
Anmian Midway between SJ-17 & GB-20 Insomnia, vertigo, H/A, palpitation, mental disorders
Dingchuan 0.5 cun lateral to Du-14 Asthma, cough, neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder and back, rubella
Huatuojiaji Located 0.5 lateral to the midline, level with the lower borders of each spinous process from T-1 - L-5 Diseases in the upper limbs, in the chest, in the abdomen, in the lower limbs
Bailao 2 cun above Du-14, 1 cun lateral to the midline Scrofula, cough, asthma, whooping cough, neck rigidity
Weiguanxiashu 1.5 cun lateral to the midline, level with lower border of spinous process of t-8 Diabetes, vomiting, abdominal pain, pain in chest/hypochondrium
Shiqizhuxia Below spinous process of L-5 Lumbar pain, thigh pain, paralysis of lower extremities, irreg menses, dysmonorrhea
Yaoqi On the midline, 2 cun directly above the tip of the coccyx Epilepsy, H/A, insomnia, constipation
Pigen 3.5 cun lateral to the midline, level w/ the lower border of the spinous process of L-1. Hepatosplenomegaly, Lumbar pain
Yaoyan About 3.5 cun lateral to the midline, level w/ the lower border of the spinous process of L-4 Lumbar pain, frequent urination, irregular menses
Zigongxue 3 cun lateral to Ren-3 (4 cun below the umbilicus) Uterine prolapse, irregular menses.
Jianqian Midway between the end of the anterior axillary fold & LI-15 Pain in shoulder/arm; Paralysis of upper extremities.
Shixuan On the tips of the ten fingers, about 0.1 cun distal to end of nails Apoplexy, coma, epilepsy, high fever, acute tonsillitis, infantile convulsions, numbness of fingertips.
Sifeng On the palmar surface, at the midpoint of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the index, middle, ring & little fingers Malnutrition & indigestion syndrome in children & whooping cough.
Zhongkui On the dorsum of the hand, at the midpoint of the proximal interphalangeal joint in the middle finger. Nausea, vomiting & hiccup
Baxie On the dorsum of the hand, between fingers at the border of the light and dark skin of the hand webs. Excessive heat, finger numbness, spasm & contracture of the fingers, & redness & swelling of the dorsum of the hand.
Luozhen On the dorsum of the hand, between the 2nd & 3rd metacarpal bones, about 0.5 cun posterior to the metacarpophalangeal joint. Sore neck & pain in shoulder & arm.
Yaotongxue On the dorsum of hand, midway between transverse wrist crease & MCP joint, between 2nd & 3rd metacarpal bones, & between 4th & 5th metacarpal bones, 4 points in all on both hands. Acute lumbar sprain.
Zhongquan On the dorsal crease of the wrist, in the depression between LI-5 & SJ-4. Stuffy chest, gastric pain, & spitting of blood.
Erbai On the palmar aspect of the forearm, 4 cun abover the transverse wrist crease, on both sides of the tendon of the flexor carpi radialis, 2 points on each arm. Hemorrhoids & prolapse of the rectum.
Bizhong On palmar side of forearm, midway between the transverse wrist crease & the transverse cubital crease, between the radius & the ulna. Paralysis, spasm & contracture of upper extremities & pain of the forearm
Zhoujian On the tip of the olecrannon Scrofula
Huanzhong Midway between GB-30 & Du-2 Lumbar pain & thigh pain
Baichongwo 1 cun above Sp 10 Rubella, eczema, & gastrointestinal parasitic disease
Xiyan A pair of points in the two depressions, medial & lateral to the patellar ligament, found with the knee flexed. Knee pain & weakness of the lower extremities.
Lanweixue The tender spot 2 cun below St 36 Acute & chronic appendicitis, indigestion, & paralysis of the lower extremities.
Heding In the depression at the tip of the midpoint of the superior patellar border. Knee pain, weakness of the foot & leg, and paralysis.
Dannangxue The tender spot 1-2 cun below GB-34. Acute & chronic cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, biliary ascariasis, & muscular atrophy & numbness of the lower extremities.
Bafeng On the dorsum of the foot between the toes, in the depressions proximal to the margins of the webs, four points on each foot. Beriberi, toe pain, & redness and swelling of the dorsum of the foot.
Taiyang In depression 1 cun posterior to midpt between lateral end of eyebrow & outer canthus H/A, eye diseases, deviation of eyes, mouth
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