Waiguan (English translation: Outer Pass)
On the dorsal aspect of the forearm, on the line
connecting SJ 4 and the tip of the elbow, 2 cun above the transverse crease of
the wrist between the ulna and radius.
Luo-Connecting point of the San Jiao Meridian
Master Point of the Yang Wei Vessel (couple with GB 41)
- Febrile disease, headache, redness, swelling
and pain of the eye
- Tinnitus, deafness
- Pain in the hypochondrium, spasm and pain of
the upper extremities
Dispels Wind-Heat, releases the exterior, benefits
the ears, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.
is a very important point to use for releasing exterior Wind-Heat. Luo-Connecting
points of one meridian can communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases
of the collaterals and can be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic
diseases of the Zang-Fu organs. Clinically,
Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the
treatment of diseases.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.