Point Localization: 0.5 cun proximal to the margin of the web between the ring and the little fingers, in a depression when fist is clenched at the border of the red and white skin.
TCM Actions: Clears Heat in the head. Regulates the Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]. Remove obstruction from the channel. Benefits ears.
Indications: Red eyes and face. Dry eyes. Strep throat. Toothache. Gingival bleeding. Alternating feeling cold and warm. Malaria. Earache. Tinnitus. Sudden deafness. Arm pain. Inability to raise the arm. Dorsum of the hand red and swollen. Contraction of the fingers. Wrist pain.
Target area: Arms. Hands. Ears.
Point Name and Meaning: Yemen – Fluid Door
Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner
Categories: Ying (spring). Water.
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.