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On the dorsum of the hand, between the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones, and on the radial side of the midpoint of the 2nd metacarpal bone.


Functions

Expel Wind

Clear Heat

Clear inflammation

Stop pain

Clear the brain

Open the orifices

Promote Qi and Blood circulation

Indications

common cold, headache, diseases of the sensory organs, facial paralysis, hemiplegia, neurasthenia, pain in general, facial edema, throat blockage, mouth and face awry, locked jaw-stroke, tidal fevers, wind rash, scabies, abortion, aborting dead fetus.