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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > San Jiao Meridian Index > San Jiao 2

San Jiao 2

Chinese Name: Yemen (English translation: Fluid Gate)

Location: On the dorsum of the hand, proximal to the margin of the web between the 4th and 5th fingers, at the junction of the red and white skin.

Classification: Ying-Spring point of the San Jiao Meridian


  • Malaria
  • Sore throat
  • Headache, redness of the eye, deafness

Functions: Clears Heat, dispels Wind, benefits the ears, activates the meridian.

Notes: Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the meridian.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.

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