Point Localization: On the ulnar end of the transverse wrist crease in a depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone.

TCM Actions: Clears Heat. Calms the Mind (Shen). Benefit eyes and ears. Removes humidity in the knees.

Indications: Manic behavior. Tinnitus. Deafness. Blurred vision. Redness, swelling and pain in the eyes. Lack of clarity. Indecision.

Target area: Fist. Eyes. Ears. Knees.

Point Name and Meaning: Yanggu – Yang Valley

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: King (river). Fire.

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.