Ba Xie (On the Hand) Eight Pathogens, Eight Ghosts, Eight Evils
Acupuncture Points on the The Extra Points
- Excessive heat, finger numbness, spasm & contracture of the fingers, redness & swelling of the dorsum of hand
- When the hand is made into a fist, six of these points lie in the depressions between the metacarpal heads, proximal to the web margins. The remaining two points lie equidistant between the thumb and index metacarpals, proximal to the web margins.
- Perpendicular insertion along the line between the shafts of the metacarpal bones, 0.5 to 1 cun.