Hou, back; xi, brook.
The depression in front of the 5th matacarpophalangeal joint is like a brook, and here the point is located.
When a loose fist is made, the point is on the ulnar side, proximal to the 5th metacarpophalangeal joint, at the end of the trasverse crease and the junction of the red and white skin.
- 1.diseases of head, face, ear and eyes
- 2.stiffness and pain of the neck, stiff neck
- 3.main point for malaria
- 4.spasm of the fingers, often used with Hegu point
Perpendicularly 0.5-1 cun.