Point Localization: On the dorsum of the foot between the 4th and 5th toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin.

TCM Actions: Controls Liver Yang. Removes Heat-Dampness. Benefits the ears.

Indications: Headache, temporal migraine. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Tinnitus. Deafness. Otitis. Itching and pain in the ear. Fullness in hypochondrium. Breast abscess. Swelling of the limbs. Swelling, redness and pain in the feet.

Target area: Ears. Temples. Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Xiaxi – Stream Insertion

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Ying (spring). Water. Tonification.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.