Shaoshang (English translation: Lesser Metal)
On the radial side of the thumb, .1 cun distance
from the corner of the nail bed.
Jing-Well point of the Lung Meridian
- Sore throat, cough, epistaxis (nosebleed)
- Coma, manic disorders
- Numbness at fingertips
Expels exterior and interior Wind, benefits the
throat and clears Heat, resuscitates.
points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive
consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and
Insert obliquely .1 cun towards upper direction, or prick the point to bleed.