Point Localization: With fist clenched on dorsum of the hand between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones in a depression proximal to the 4th metacarpalphalangeal joint.

TCM Actions: Clears Heat in the head. Regulates the Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]. Remove obstruction from the channel. Benefits ears. Controls Liver Yang.

Indications: Pain and redness of the eyes. Itching and redness in the face. Alternating between feeling cold and warm. Malaria. Fever. Tinnitus. Deafness. Earache. Dizziness. Temporal head pain. Inability to flex or extend the fingers.

Target area: Arms. Ears.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhongzhu – Middle Island

Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner

Categories: Shu (stream). Wood. Tonification.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.