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