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Chinese Name: Baxie (English translation: Eight Pathogens)

Location:  When a loose fist is made, the points are on the dorsum of the hand, proximal to the margins of the webs between all five fingers, at the junction of the red and white skin. Both hands altogether have a total of eight points.


  • Snake-bite, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the hand
  • Excessive heat, eye pain

Functions: Clears Heat, reduces swelling.

Needling: Oblique insertion upward .5 - .8 cun; or prick to cause bleeding.


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