Names Of Timmee

(EX) Timmee Acupuncture Point

  • English Name:
  • Pinyin Name: Timmee
  • Chinese Character:

Where Is (EX) Timmee?

(EX) Timmee Location

  • Level with LU 7 and proximal to LI 5 in a depression between the tendons that make up the anatomical snuffbox.
  • Unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is (EX) Timmee Used For?

(EX) Timmee Clinical Usages

  • The "Extra" point is a popular point for use in smoking cessation treatments. It is located level with LU 7 and proximal to LI 5 in a depression between the tendons that make up the anatomical snuffbox.
  • This point can be used with needling and/or moxibustion for stop smoking treatments. It is often used in conjunction with other auricular and body points.
  • Some practitioners will only needle this point if it is sensitive ("ashi", or "ouch" point), others will use it regardless.

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What Conditions May Use (EX) Timmee?

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

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

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