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