Pinyin Name & English Translation
Eight Pathogenic Factors
On the dorsum of the hand, at the junction of the white and red skin of the hand webs, eight in all, making a loose fist to locate the points.
Excessive heat, finger numbness, spassm and contracture of the fingers, redness and swelling of the dorsum of the hand.
Relax the sinews, expel wind-damp, invigorate blood.
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