( L.I.-1 Shang Yang SHANGYANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the index finger, 0.1 cun from the radial corner of the nail.
How to find
This point is located where two tangents bordering the nail of the index finger medially and proximally cross, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.
0.2–0.3 cun vertically or obliquely in a proximal direction. Avoid needling the perionychium. For acute disorders (pain, inflammation), prick to bleed with needle, lancet or three-edged needle.
● Expels pathogenic factors and opens the channel
● Frees the senses
Jing-well point, Metal point, ben point (Five Phases), entry point according to some authors.
Category: Acupuncture Points
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