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Waiguan (TH 5)


2 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist, on the line connecting Yangchi (TH 4) and the tip of olecranon, between the radius and ulna.

  • Febrile diseases, pain in the hypochondriac region
  • Headache, pain in the cheek, strained neck
  • Deafness, tinnitus
  • Motor impairment of the elbow and arm, pain of the fingers, hand tremor
  • Clears heat, expels wind, releases the exterior
  • Benefits the head and ears
  • Opens the yang (linking) channel
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Needle perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 cun.

Special Points Remarks: 
Luo Connecting Point - TH
Master Point - Yangwei (Linking) Channel
Coupled Point - Dai (Girdle) Channel