Obliquely 0.3–0.5 cun.
Most importantly, it regulates Liver Qi and removes Stagnation. Thus it is able to treat some emotional disorders such as long-term depression, frustration and resentment. Other typical manifestations include costal pain, hypochondrial pain and chest fullness. BL-47 also benefits sinews as the Liver controls them.
Furthermore, the Liver houses the Ethereal Soul (魂 Hun), thus Hunmen BL-47 serves as the controlling door of the 'entering and exiting' of the Ethereal Soul and Mind. When used together with Ganshu BL-18, it strongly enhances the capacity of planning and helps finding the sense of direction and purpose of life.