TH 1

Acupuncture Point Theory

TH 1 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "TH 1" , 關衝, is represented by "Guanchong" in pinyin and "Passage Hub" in english and may be found:

.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the ring finger.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Similar to TH 3 which is used more clinically.


Th 1 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

Explore th 1 functional groupings theory - Entry Exit Point and/or Five Shu, or read all point categories and related theory.

While not necessarily valid clinically, HT 9 (Jing Well Point - clear heat a/or obstruction fro…) and SI 1 (Breast disorders of any etiology, insufficient la…) are nearby.

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