Point Localization: 3 cun from the midline at the height of the lower border of the spinous process of T6.
TCM Actions: Removes heat and dampness. Relieves cough.
Indications: Removes heat and dampness. Relieves cough.
Target area: Back.
Point Name and Meaning: Yixi – Sound of sigh
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.