Point Localization: On the dorsum of the foot between the 1st and 2nd toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin.

TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Fire. Controls Liver Yang. Extinguishes Inner Wind. Cools Xue. Stops bleeding. Calms the Mind (Shen). Resolves Heat-Dampness in the lower burner.

Indications: Bitter taste. Headache. Thirst. Malar flushing. Dark urine. Dry feces. Irritability. Anger. Red eyes. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Eye pain. Sensation of heat. Stroke. Facial paralysis. Tetany. Epilepsy. Loss of consciousness. Excessive menstruation. Coughing and vomiting with blood. Sadness. Fear. See ghosts (psychosis). Manic behavior. Insomnia. Palpitation. Pain and genital itching. Painful urination and difficulty. Discharge. Constipation. Abdominal distension.

Target area: Uterus. Bladder. Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Xingjian – Temporary In-between

Acupuncture Meridian: Liver

Categories: Ying (spring). Fire. Sedation.

Unitary Channel: Jue Yin (Terminal Yin) [LV + PC]




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