Zhongkui EX-UE-4 Acupuncture Point

Zhongkui EX-UE-4

Chinese: 中魁

Pinyin: Zhōng Kuí

Location

On the middle finger dorsum, in the center of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP). 

How to locate

Slightly bend the PIP of the middle finger. The point is located at the vertex of the flexed joint.

Xiaokugong EX-UE-6 is on the center PIP of the little finger dorsum.

Sifeng EX-UE-6 is a group of four points located on the palmar aspect of the PIP from the 2nd to the 5th finger. 

Main actions

  1. Descends the Stomach Qi
  2. Clears Heat

Needling

Prick to bleed or moxibustion. No needling is allowed. 

Commentary for Zhongkui EX-UE-4

Zhongkui EX-UE-4 is not a major point. Its main point is to descends the Stomach Qi as well as clear Heat