Theory

TH 3 - Acupuncture Point - Zhongzhu


TH 3 Names

  • English Name: Central Islet
  • Pinyin Name: Zhongzhu
  • Chinese Character: 中渚

Location

  • With fist clenched on dorsum of the hand between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones in a depression proximal to the 4th Metacarpalphalangeal joint.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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TH 3 Clinical Uses

  • Ear Problems of any etiology such as excess tinnitus, especially those arising from a LV issue such as LV Qi Stagnation or LV Yin Deficiency.
  • Distal point for temporal headaches, shoulder a/or upper back pain, pain a/or inflammation in the throat.
  • Eye diseases with GB 37.



TH 3 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



TH 3 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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