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SI 3     Hou Xi

At the junction of the red and white skin along the ulnar border of the hand, at the ulnar end of the distal palmar crease, proximal to the 5th metacarpophalangeal joint when a hollow fist is made.


Functions

Clear Exterior

Clear Heat

Open channels to activate Yang Qi

Indications

malaria, seizures, psychosis, hysteria, intercostal neuralgia, night sweats, stiff neck, deaf-mutism, low back pain, eyes red and painful, membrane on the eye, tinnitus, deafness, jaundice, madness, tidal fevers, fingers spasm.