Theory

TH 4 - Acupuncture Point - Yangchi


TH 4 Names

  • English Name: Yang Pool
  • Pinyin Name: Yangchi
  • Chinese Character: 陽池

Location

  • On transverse crease of dorsum of wrist in a depression on the ulnar side of the extensor digitorum communis tendon.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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TH 4 Clinical Uses

  • Dorsal wrist issues such as strains, sprains or subluxations.
  • Wasting & thirsting disorder, regulates water metabolism, alleviates dry mouth a/or thirst.
  • Moxa to tonify the Yang of the body


TH 4 Point Associations


TH 4 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 4 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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