L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points

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L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
( L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points ) On the radial aspect of the index finger, distal to the metacarpophalangeal joint, at the junction of the shaft and the basis of the proximal phalanx.
How to find
With the hand relaxed, palpate the border between the ‘red to white’ skin along the shaft of the second proximal phalangeal bone towards the metacarpo-phalangeal joint until the angle between the base and the shaft of the bone can be clearly felt. L.I.-2 is located at the junction of the shaft and the base and slightly below (palmar to) the most external curvature of the bone.
S.I.-2 is located in a similar position at the proximal phalanx of the little finger.
Needling
0.2–0.5 cun obliquely in a proximal direction or distal in a slightly palmar direction.

L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -3

L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -3

Actions/Indications
● Clears Heat and expels Wind
Special features
Ying-spring point, Water point, sedation point, distal point for the mouth and teeth

L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -2

L.I.-2 Second Space ERJIAN - Acupuncture Points -2

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