Point Localization: On transverse crease of dorsum of wrist in a depression on the ulnar side of the extensor digitorum communis tendon.

TCM Actions: Promotes the transformation of fluids. Benefits the Original Qi (Yuan Qi). Tonifies Chong Mai (Penetrating Vessel) and Ren Mai (Directing Vessel). Regulates the Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]. Benefits ears. Remove obstruction from the channel.

Indications: Wrist, neck, shoulder, arm, back and ear pain. Redness and swelling of the wrist. Tinnitus. Deafness. Earache. Fever. Alternating feeling cold and warm. Malaria. Swollen legs. Urinary difficulty. Leg edema. Fatigue. Weakness. Poor appetite. Weak knees. Irregular menstruation. Muscle tension. Bi Syndrome in the channel. Occipital headache.

Target area: Uterus.

Point Name and Meaning: Yangchi – Yang Pond

Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner

Categories: Yuan (source).

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.