Yao, lumbar part; yan, socket of eyeball. In general, "Yaoyan" is the depression, located within the lumbar vertebral column and the posterior, superior iliac spine.
On the lower back, in the depression 3. 5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra.
- 1.Lumbar pain, frequent micturition.
- 2.Emaciation due to consumptive disease.
- 3.Irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea.
Perpendicular insertion 1.5 cun. Moxibustion is applicable.