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Yaoyan

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Lumbar Eye

Location
About 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra. The point is in the depression appearing in prone position.

Indications
Lumbar pain, frequency of urine, irregular menstruation.

Traditional Action

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.