TRANSLATION:Metal Yang
TYPE:Jing-well, Metal, Horary
LOCATION:On radial side of index finger about 0.1cun posterior to corner of nail
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion directed proximally
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun or prick to bleed

TRANSLATION:Second Space
TYPE:Ying-spring, Water, Sedation
LOCATION:On radial side of index finger, distal to metacarpal-phalangeal joint at junction of red and white skin. Located with finger slightly flexed
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 45° proximal or distal insertion b. 70° insertion towards the palm
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.2-0.3 cun, b. 0.5 cun

TRANSLATION: Third Space
TYPE: Shu-stream, Wood
LOCATION: On radial side of index finger, in depression proximal to head of 2nd metacarpal bone when loose fist is made
NEEDLE INSERTION: 90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH: 0.5-2.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Adjoining Valleys
TYPE:Yuan-source, Command Point (face and mouth), Heavenly Star
LOCATION:On dorsum of hand, between 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones-approx. In middle of 2nd metacarpal bone on radial side
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° Insertion, b. 45 ° directed proximally, *Contraindicated in pregnancy
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.5-1.0 cun, b. 1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Yang Stream
TYPE:Jing-river, Fire
LOCATION:On radial side of wrist, when thumb is tilted upward, it is in depression between tendons of m.extensor pollicus longus & brevis
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Slanting Passage
TYPE:Luo-connecting
LOCATION:With elbow flexed & radial side of arm upward, the pt is on line between LI 5 and LI 11, 3 cun above LI 5
NEEDLE INSERTION:20° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Warm Flowing
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:5 cun above LI 5, on line between LI 5 and LI 11, with elbow flexed & radial side of arm upward
NEEDLE INSERTION:20° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION: Lower Angle
TYPE:  
LOCATION: On line joining LI 5 & LI 11, 4 cun below LI 11
NEEDLE INSERTION: 90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH: 0.5-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION: Upper Angle
TYPE:  
LOCATION: On line joining LI 5 & LI 11, 3 cun below LI 11
NEEDLE INSERTION: 90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH: 0.5-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Arm Three Measures
TYPE:
LOCATION:On line joining LI 5 & LI 11, 2 cun below LI 11
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.5 cun