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

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.