Point Localization: On the radial side of the 1st metacarpal at the midpoint of the bone at the junction of the red and white skin.

TCM Actions: Clears Lung-Heat. Promotes the descent of Lung Qi. Stops cough. Benefits the throat. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Main point for Lung Heat. Sensation of heat. Dry throat. Cough. Breathlessness. Sore throat. Sadness. Fear. Mental restlessness. Anger. Maniac behavior. Dread.

Target area: Throat.

Point Name and Meaning: Yuji – Fish Border

Acupuncture Meridian: Lungs

Categories: Ying (spring). Fire.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.