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EXTRA pt 太陽 (太阳)

Tàiyáng = Supreme Yang
Location: in depression about 1 cun posterior to midpoint between lateral end of eyebrow and outer canthus

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun, prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 印堂

Yìntáng = Hall of Impression
Location: midway between medial ends of two eyebrows

Needling: subcutaneously 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 上廉泉

Shàngliánquán = Upper Corner Spring
Location: 1 cun below midpoint of lower jaw in depression between hyoid bone and lower border of jaw

Needling: ∠ (toward tongue root) 0.8 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 耳尖

Ĕrjiān = Tip of Ear
Location: fold auricle, point is at apex of auricle

Needling: ⊥ 0.1 – 0.2 cun, prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 魚腰 (鱼腰)

Yúyāo = Fish Waist
Location: at midpoint of eyebrow directly above pupil

Needling: subcutaneously 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 四神聰 (四神聪)

Sìshéncōng = Four Alert Spirit
Location: group of 4 points at vertex 1 cun respectively posterior, anterior, and lateral to Băihuì

Needling: subcutaneously 0.5 – 1.0 cun
EXTRA pt 球後 (球后)

Qiúhòu = Behind Ball
Location: at junction of lateral ¼ and medial ¾ of infraorbital margin

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.2 cun; Caution: no needle manipulation
EXTRA pt 夾承漿 (夹承浆)

Jiāchéngjiāng = Adjacent Fluid Container
Location: 1 cun lateral to Chéngjiāng

Needling: ∠ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
EXTRA pt 金津and玉液

Jīnjīn and Yùyè = Golden Liquid and Jade Fluid
Location: on veins on both sides of frenulum of tongue Jīnjīn on left, Yùyè on right

Needling: prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 鼻通

Bítōng = Penetrating Nose
Location: at highest point of nasolabial groove

Needling: subcutaneously (up) 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 翳明

Yìmíng = Bright Screen
Location: 1 cun posterior to SJ-17

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
EXTRA pt 安眠

Ānmián = Peaceful Sleep
Location: midpoint between SJ-17 and GB-20

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
EXTRA pt 定喘

Dìngchuān = Calm Breathing
Location: 0.5 cun lateral to Du-14

Needling: ⊥ 0.5– 0.8cun
EXTRA pt 華佗夾脊 (华佗夹脊)

Huá Túo jiā jĭ = Hua Tuo’s Paravertebral Points
Location: group of 34 points on both sides of spinal column 0.5 cun lateral to lower border of each spinous process from 1st thoracic vertebra to 5th lumbar vertebra

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun (thoracic)/ ⊥ 1.0 – 1.5 cun (lumbar)
EXTRA pt 百勞 (百劳)

Băiláo = Hundred Taxations
Location: 2 cun above Du-14 and 1 cun lateral to midline

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 胃管下俞 or胃脘下俞

Wèiguănxiàshū or Wèiwănxiàshū = Stomach Controller Lower Shu
Location: 1.5 cun lateral to lower border of spinous process of 8th thoracic vertebra

Needling: ∠ 0.5 – 0.7 cun
EXTRA pt 十七椎

Shíqīzhuī = 17th Vertebra
Location: below spinous process of 5th lumbar vertebra

Needling: ⊥ 0.8 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 痞根

Pĭgēn = Spleen Root
Location: 3.5 cun lateral to lower border of spinous process of 1st lumbar vertebra

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
EXTRA pt 腰眼

Yāoyăn = Lumbar Eyes
Location: about 3.5-4 cun lateral to lower border of spinous process of 4th lumbar vertebra; point is in depression appearing in prone position

Needling: ⊥0.8 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 子宮穴 (子宫穴)

Zĭgōngxué = Child Palace Point
Location: 3 cun lateral to Ren-3

Needling: ⊥ ∠ 0.2 – 0.3 cun
EXTRA pt 肩前

Jiānqián = Front of Shoulder
Location: midway between end of anterior axillary fold and LI-15

Needling: ⊥ 0.8 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 十宣

Shíxuān = Ten Diffusions
Location: on tips of 10 fingers about 0.1 cun distal to nails

Needling: superficial 0.1 – 0.2 cun, prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 四縫 (四缝)

Sìfèng = Four Seams
Location: on palmar surface in midpoint of transverse creases of proximal interphalangeal joints of index, middle, ring, and little fingers

Needling: prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 八邪

Bāxié = Eight Evils
Location: on dorsum of hand at junction of red and white skin of hand webs, 8 in all, making loose fist to locate points

Needling: ∠ 0.3 – 0.5 cun, prick to bleed
EXTRA pt 落枕

Luòzhĕn = Stiff Neck
Location: on dorsum of hand between 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones about 0.5 cun posterior to metacarpophalangeal joint

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
EXTRA pt 腰痛穴 (腰痛穴)

Yāotòngxué = Lumbar Pain Point
Location: on dorsum of hand midway between transverse wrist crease and metacarpophalangeal joint between 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones and between 4th and 5th metacarpal bones

Needling: ∠ (toward center of hand) 0.5 – 1.0 cun
EXTRA pt 中泉

Zhōngquán = Middle Spring
Location: on dorsal crease of wrist in depression on radial side of tendon of common extensor muscle of fingers between LI-5 and SJ-4

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 二白

Èrbái = Two Whites
Location: on flexor aspect of forearm 4 cun above transverse wrist crease on both sides of tendon of flexor carpi radialis

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
EXTRA pt 環中 (环中)

Huánzhōng = Round Middle
Location: midway between GB-30 and Du-2

Needling: ⊥ 1.5 – 2.0 cun
EXTRA pt 百虫窩 (百虫窝)

Băichóngwò = Hundred Insect Nests
Location: 1 cun above Sp-10

Needling: ⊥ 1.0 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 膝眼

Xīyăn = Knee Eyes
Location: pair of points in 2 depressions, medial and lateral, to patellar ligament; locate points with knee flexed

Needling: ⊥ 0.5 – 1.0 cun
EXTRA pt 闌尾穴 (阑尾穴)

Lánwĕixué = Appendix Point
Location: tender spot about 2 cun below St-36

Needling: ⊥ 1.0 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 鶴頂 (鹤顶)

Hèdĭng = Crane’s Summit
Location: in depression of midpoint of superior patellar border

Needling: ⊥ 0.3 – 0.5 cun
EXTRA pt 膽囊穴 (胆囊穴)

Dănnángxué = Gallbladder Point
Location: tender spot 1 – 2 cun directly below GB-34

Needling: ⊥ 0.8 – 1.2 cun
EXTRA pt 八風 (八风)

Bāfēng = Eight Winds
Location: on dorsum of foot in depression on webs between toes proximal to margin of webs at junction of red and white skin; 8 points in all

Needling: ∠ 0.5 – 0.8 cun
Moxa is counterindicated on which 17 Extra points? (Note: Two of the 17 points are listed together. Points are by names, not numbers.)
Băiláo = Hundred Taxations
Bítōng = Penetrating Nose
Dănnángxué = Gallbladder Point
Jiāchéngjiāng = Adjacent Fluid Container
Jīnjīn and Yùyè = Golden Liquid and Jade Fluid
Lánwĕixué = Appendix Point
Luòzhĕn = Stiff Neck
Qiúhòu = Behind Ball
Shàngliánquán = Upper Corner Spring
Shíxuān = Ten Diffusions
Sìfèng = Four Seams
Tàiyáng = Supreme Yang
Yāotòngxué = Lumbar Pain Point
Yìmíng = Bright Screen
Yúyāo = Fish Waist
Zĭgōngxué = Child Palace Point