LI-02 (Er Jian) Second Space
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LI-02 (Er Jian) Second Space

Acupuncture Points on the Large Intestine Channel of Hand Yang Ming
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Water Point

Actions:

  • Expels wind, clears heat and reduces swelling
  • Alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Blurring of vision. Epistaxis, toothache, sore throat, febrile diseases.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the radial border of the index finger, in a depression just distal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the depression of the radial side of the index finger, distal to the 2nd metacarpal-phalangeal joint. The point is located with the finger slightly flexed.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.2-0.3 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.