Extra Points Information

Acupuncture Points Database

Extra (Off Meridian) Points

The "extra" points are off meridian points that have been "discovered" over the years through clinical practice. Follow any of the points to find detailed information including the locations, relationships, clinical applications, precautions and more.

If you are a student, or if you simply want to see all the point locations and functions in on place, view our "extra points" flash cards - study tool section.

EX Point of the Day

Sides of Spine at T12 (X-HUATUO-T12)x-huatuo-t12
  • T12¬†innervates the transverse colon and is used for colon issues such as constipation, diarrhea, or colon cancer.
  • Used ¬†extensively within the Tam Healing System and Tong Ren Therapy. May be needled and used with tuina and/or tonren therapy.

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