(TH) Triple Heater Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (TH) Triple Heater Meridian has 23 points:

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TH 1
Passage Hub
Guanchong
    .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the ring finger.

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TH 2
Humor Gate
Yemen
    (.5 cun) proximal to the margin of the web between the ring and the little fingers, in a depression when fist is clenched at the border of the red and white skin.

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TH 4
Yang Pool
Yangchi
    On transverse crease of dorsum of wrist in a depression on the ulnar side of the extensor digitorum communis tendon.

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TH 5
Outer Pass
Waiguan
    2 cun above TH 4 between the radius and the ulna on the TH 4 - TH 10 line ** Japanese Discrepancy **

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TH 6
Branch Ditch
Zhigou
    3 cun above TH 4 between the radius and ulna on the radial side of the extensor digitorum muscle on the TH 4 and tip of the olecranon line.

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TH 7
Convergence and Gathering
Huizong
    Level with and one finger width from TH 6 on the radial border of the ulna.

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TH 8
Three Yang Connection
Sanyangluo
    4 cun above TH 4 between the radius and ulna.

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TH 9
Four Rivers
Sidu
    7 cun above TH 4, 5 cun below the olecranon, between the radius and ulna on the ulnar side of the forearm.

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TH 10
Celestial Well
Tianjing
    1 cun superior to the olecranon process in a depression with elbow flexed.

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TH 11
Clear Cold Abyss
Qinglengyuan
    1 cun above TH 10 with elbow flexed.

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TH 12
Dispersing Riverbed
Xiaolou
    Midway between TH 11 and TH 13 on line joining the olecranon and TH 14.

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TH 14
Shoulder Bone Hole
Jianliao
    On shoulder, posterior to LI 15, in a depression inferior and posterior to the acromion when arm is abducted.

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TH 15
Celestial Bone Hole
Tianliao
    Midway between GB 21 and SI 13 on the superior angle of the scapula.

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TH 16
Celestial Window
Tianyou
    Directly below mastoid process, level with the mandibular angle and on the posterior border of the SCM muscle (in line with SI 17 and GV 15).

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TH 17
Wind Screen
Yifeng
    Posterior to lobule of ear in depression between the mandible and mastoid process.

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TH 18
Spasm Vessel
Qimai
    In the center of the mastoid process at the junction of the middle and lower third of curve (TH 17 - TH 20) posterior to helix.

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TH 19
Skull Rest
Luxi
    Posterior to ear at junction of the upper and middle third of curve (TH 17 - TH 20) behind curve.

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TH 20
Angle Vertex
Jiaosun
    Directly above ear apex within hairline.

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TH 21
Ear Gate
Ermen
    Anterior to the supratragic notch and behind the posterior border of the condyloid process of the mandible with the mouth open.

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TH 22
Harmony Bone Hole
Erheliao
    Anterior and superior to TH 21 level with the root of the auricle on posterior border of hairline of the temple where superficial temporal artery passes.

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TH 23
Silk Bamboo Hole
Sizhukong
    In a depression at the lateral end of the eyebrow.

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TH 13
Upper Arm Convergence
Naohui
    3 cun below TH 14 on the posterior border of the deltoid muscle on line joining TH 14 and the olecranon.

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TH 3
Central Islet
Zhongzhu
    With fist clenched on dorsum of the hand between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones in a depression proximal to the 4th Metacarpalphalangeal joint.

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