(EX) Extra Acupuncture Points - Locations Chart

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The has 34 points:

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(EX) Sischencong
God's Cleverness
Sishencong
    A group of 4 points, at the vertex, 1 cun posterior, anterior and lateral to GV 20.

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(EX) Yintang
Hall of Seal
Yintang
    Midway between the medial ends of the eyebrows

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(EX) Yuyao
Fish Loin
Yuyao
    At the midpoint of the eyebrow in a depression directly above the pupil.

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(EX) Taiyang
Great Sun
Taiyang
    At temple, in a depression about 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus of the eye.

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(EX) Erjian
Ear Apex
Erjian
    With the posterior half of the ear folded forward, the point is located at the highest point of the superior crease.

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(EX) Bitong
Nose Opening
Bitong
    At the highest point of the nasolabial groove.

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(EX) Biyan
Eyes of Nose
Biyan
    Lateral to the midline and midpoint of the nose, between the hard and soft bones of the nose.

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(EX) Jinjin (L) and Yuye (R)
Golden Fluid / Jade Fluid
Jinjin / Yuye
    On the veins on either side of the frenulum of the tongue - Jinjin is on the (L)eft side and Yuye is on the (R)ight side.

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(EX) Bailao
Hundred Labors
Bailao
    2 cun above GV 14 (C7) and 1 cun lateral.

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(EX) Anmian
Peaceful Sleep
Anmian

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(EX) Qipang
Navel Triangle Points
Qipang
    Using the width of the mouth as the measure, construct a equilateral triangle with the navel at the apex, the two lower angles are Qipang.

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(EX) Zigongxue
Uterus Point
Zigongxue
    4 cun below the umbilicus, 3 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

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(EX) Huatuojiaji
Hair Clip
Huatuojiaji
    A group of 34 points, .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes of T1-L5. note: "C#" refers to the cervical vertebrae, "T#" to the thoracic vertebrae, and "L#" to the lumbar vertebrae.

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(EX) Dingchuan
Stop Asthma
Dingchuan
    .5 cun lateral to GV 14 (C7).

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(EX) Yaoyan
Eye of Lumbar
Yaoyan
    3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L4 (GV 3).

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(EX) Shiqizhui (Josen)
17th Vertebrae
Shiqizhui
    Below the spinous process of L5 on the posterior midline.

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(EX) Jianqian
Front of shoulder
Jianqian
    Midway between LI 15 and the anterior axillary crease.

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(EX) Erbai
Two Whites
Erbai
    4 cun above the wrist crease, proximal to PC 7 on both sides of the flexor carpi radialis tendon.

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(EX) Shixuan
Ten Dispersing
Shixuan
    Tips of fingers.

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(EX) Sifeng
Four Cracks
Sifeng
    Midpoint of the crease of each proximal interphalangeal joint.

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(EX) Baxie
Eight Ghosts
Baxie
    On the dorsum of the hand, at the webs between each finger, at the junction of the red & white skin.

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(EX) Luozhen
Falling Down from Pillow
Luozhen
    On the dorsum of the hand between the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, about .5 cun posterior to the metacapalphalangeal joint.

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(EX) Yaotongxue
Low Back Pain Point
Yaotongxue
    On the dorsum of the hand, midway between the transverse wrist crease and the metacarpalphalangeal joint, between both the 2nd and 3rd and the 4th and 5th metacarpals (2 points on each hand).

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(EX) Heding
Top Crane
Heding
    In a depression at the midpoint of and superior to the patella.

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(EX) Xiyan
Eye of Knee
Xiyan
    Lateral (ST 35) and medial knee depressions.

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(EX) Dannang Xue
GB Point
Dannang Xue
    1-2 cun below GB 34 (palpate for most tender point).

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(EX) Lanweixue
Appendix Point
Lanweixue

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(EX) Nao Qing
Clear the Brain
Naoqing

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(EX) Shimian
Lost Sleep
Shimian
    In the center of the heel on the bottom of the foot.

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(EX) Bafeng
Eight Winds
Bafeng
    On the dorsum of the foot between the web and metatarsophalangeal joint (4 points on each foot).

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(EX) Tian Dong
Sky Movement
Tian Dong
    Center point between GV 14 and CV 22, below SI 16, behind LI 17 at the corner of the neck and shoulder, angling 45 degrees downward towards C7.

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(EX) Yi Ming
Eye Brightening
Yi Ming
    1 cun posterior to TH 17.

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(EX) Qianzheng
One Hole
Qianzheng
    0.5 - 1.0 cun anterior to the auricular lobe Indication: Deviation of the eyes and mouth, ulceration on tongue and mouth. Oblique 0.5 - 1.0.

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(EX) Neimadian
Neimadian
Neimadian
    Found on the inside of the lower leg, 7 cun above the internal malleolus and 0.5 cun from posterior edge of the tibia.

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