Location: in the depression about one finger-breadth posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus.
Functions: Dispels Wind, clears Heat, alleviates pain
Indications: Headache, redness, swelling and pain of the eye,Toothache, facial pain
Hall of Impression
Location: At the forehead, at the midpoint between the two medial ends of the eyebrow.
Functions: Dispels Wind, calms the Shen, opens the nose.
Indications: Headache, heavy sensation of the head, vertigo Rhinorrhea, epistaxis
Infantile convulsion Insomnia
shang lian quan
Upper Spring Border
Location: 1 cun post. to border of low jaw , depression b/t hyoid and post jaw border
Indications: Alalia (loss of voice), salivation w/ stiff tongue, sore throat, difficult swallow
Location: On the top region of the auricle, fold the auricle forward, the point is at the apex of the auricle.
Functions: Clears Heat, benefits the eyes, reduces swelling, treats hypertension.
Indications: Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, nebula, blurring of vision
Spontaneous sweating, palpitation
Location: in middle of eyebrow
Indications: supraorbital pain, eyelid twitch/prolapse, cornea cloudiness, red/swelling/pain eye
Si Shen Cong
Four Spirit Alert
Location: At the vertex of the head, a group of four points, 1.0 cun respectively anterior, posterior and lateral to DU 20.
Functions: Dispels Interior Wind, calms the Shen.
Indications: Headache, vertigo Insomnia, poor memory, Epilepsy
Behind the Ball
Location: On the region of the face, at the junction of the lateral 1/4 and the medial 3/4 of the infraorbital margin.
Functions: Benefits the eyes.
Indications: Eye diseases such as optic neuritis, optic atrophy, pigmentary degeneration of the retina, glaucoma, early stage of cataract, myopia
Jia Cheng Jiang
Along Saliva Receiver
Location:1 cun bi-lat to ren 24
Indications: face pain, deviation of eyes/mouth, facial muscle spasms
Jin Jin & Yu Ye
Jinjin (L) & Yuye (R) (English translation: Golden Fluid & Jade Fluid)
Location: In the mouth, Jinjin is on the vein under the tongue on the left side of the frenulum of the tongue and Yuye is on the right vein.
Functions: Clears Heat, benefits the mouth and tongue, generates fluids.
Indications: Ulcers in the mouth and on the tongue, swelling of the tongue Vomiting, diabetes
Penetrating the Nose
Location: On the region of the face, at the junction of the cartilage of the ala nasi and the nasal concha, near the upper end of the nasolabial groove.
Functions: Benefits the nose.
Indications: Rhinorrhea, soreness and furuncle in the nasal region.
Location: 0.5-1 cun ant to ear lobe
Indication: deviation of eye/mouth, ulceration of tongue/mouth
Location: 1 cun post to SJ 17
Indication: Eye DZ, tinnitis, insomnia
Location: Midway between SJ 17 and GB 20.
Functions: Calms the Shen, calms the Liver.
Indications: Insomnia Palpitations, restlessness
Location: On the back, 0.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 7th cervical vertebra.
Functions: Calms asthma, dispels Wind, stops cough.
Indications: Asthma, cough, oppression of the chest, shortness of breath Sore throat
Hua Tuo Jia Ji
Back Filling Points
Location: On the back and lower back, 0.5 cun lateral to the lower border of each spinous process process from the 1st thoracic vertebra to the 5th lumbar vertebra. One side has 17 points, both sides of the spinal column have a total of 34 points.
The points on the upper portion of the thorax are used to treat diseases of the throat, heart, lung and upper extremities
The points on the lower portion of the thorax are used to treat diseases of the liver, gall-bladder, spleen and stomach
The points on the lumbar region are used to treat diseases of the urogenital system, the intestinal tract, the lumbosacral region and lower extremities
Functions: Regulates the five Zang and six Fu.
Location: 2 cun above Du 14, 1 cin lat to midline
Indications: Scrofula, cough, whooping cough, asthma, rigid neck
Wei Guan Xia Shu
Stomach Controlling Lower Shu
Location: On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 8th thoracic vertebra.
Functions: Clears Heat, generates fluids.
Indications: Diabetes, dryness of the throat
Gastric pain, pain in the hypochondrium
Shi Qi Zhui
Location: On the lower back, on the posterior median line, below the spinous process of the 5th lumbar vertebra.
Functions: Benefits the lumbar area, strengthens the Kidneys, alleviates pain.
Indications: Pain of the lumbar region and leg, paralysis of the lower extremities
Metrorrhagia, irregular menstruation
Misc. of the Lower Back
Location: 2 cun directly above coccyx
Indications: epilepsy, headache, insomnia, constipation
Root of Lump
Location: 3.5 cun lat. to midline, level w/ low border of SP of L1
Indication: Hematosplenomegaly, lumbar pain
Location: On the lower back, in the depression 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra.
Indications: Lumbar pain, frequent micturition. Emaciation due to consumptive disease Irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea
Zi Gong Xue
Location: On the lower abdomen, 3 cun lateral to Ren 3. 4.0 cun below the umbilicus
Indications: Prolapse of uterus, irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, infertility. Hernia, lumbar pain
Functions: Regulates Qi, raises Qi, regulates menstruation.
Front of the Shoulder
Location: The midpoint between the end of the anterior axillary fold and LI 15.
Indications: Pain and limitation of the shoulder, paralysis of the upper extremities, disorders of the shoulder joint and the surrounding soft tissue
Functions: Moves Qi and Blood, benefits the shoulder area.
Location: On the tips of the ten fingers, 0.1 cun (finger inch) distal to the nails. Both hands altogether have ten points.
Indications: Coma, epilepsy. High fever, sore throat
Functions: Resuscitates, clears Heat, dispels Wind.
Location: On the palmar surface, in the midpoint of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the index, middle, ring and little fingers. One hand has four points, both hands have a total of eight points.
Malnutrition and indigestion syndrome in children
Functions: Promotes digestion, resolves Dampness.
Location: midpoint of proximal interphlangeal joint of middle finger, dorsal aspect of hand
Indication: nausea, vomit, hiccu
Location: When a loose fist is made, the points are on the dorsum of the hand, proximal to the margins of the webs between all five fingers, at the junction of the red and white skin. Both hands altogether have a total of eight points.
Snake-bite, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the hand
Excessive heat, eye pain
Functions: Clears Heat, reduces swelling.
location: dorsum of hand, b/t 2nd and 3rd MCB. 0.5cun posterior to MCP joint
Indication: sore neck, pain in shoulder/arm
Yao Tong Xue
Location: dorsum of hand mid between trans wrist crease and MCP joint;
between 2nd and 3rd & 4th and 5th MCB
4 points total on both hands
Indication: acute lumbar pain
Location: in depression b/t LI-5 and SJ-4
Indications: stuffy chest, gastric pain spitting blood
Location: On the palmar aspect of the forearm, 4 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on both sides of the tendon m. flexor carpi radialis. Each side has one point, each arm has two points, both arms have a total of four points.
Hemorrhoids, prolapse of the rectum
Pain of the forearm, pain in the chest and hypochondrium
Functions: Clears Heat, treats anal prolapse.
Lateral forearm, mid between wrist ,crease and elbow crease; b/t radius and ulna
Indication: paralysis, spasm and contracture of arms, forearm pain
Tip of elbow
Location: tip of olecranon w/ elbow flexed
location: mid b/t GB-30 and DU-2
indication: lumbar and thigh pain
Bai Chong Wo
100 insects container
ocation: 1 cun above SP 10
indication: rubella, eczema, GI pancreatic DZ
Eye of the Knee
Location: When the knee is flexed, the point is in the depression medial to the patellar ligament.
Indications: Swelling and pain of the knee joint
Functions: Dispels Wind-Dampness, reduces swelling, benefits the knees, alleviates pain.
Lan Wei Xue
Location: On the superior anterior aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun below ST 36, one finger-breadth from the anterior crest of the tibia.
Acute and chronic appendicitis
Paralysis of the lower extremities
Functions: Drains Damp-Heat, moves Qi and Blood.
Location: Above the knee, in the depression of the midpoint of the superior patellar border.
Aching of the knee joint, weakness of the leg and foot, arthroncus of knee, beriberi
Functions: Moves Qi and Blood, benefits the knee area.
Dan Nang Xue
Location: On the superior lateral aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun directly below the depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula, GB 34.
Acute and chronic cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, biliary ascariasis
Weakness, numbness and pain of the lower extremities
Functions: Drains Damp-Heat, moves Qi.
Location: On the dorsum of the foot, proximal to the margins of the webs between all five toes, at the junction of the red and white skin. One foot has four points, both feet have a total of eight points.
Beriberi, toe pain
Snakebite, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the foot
Functions: Clears Heat, reduces swelling