EX Timmee

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Timmee Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "EX Timmee" is represented by "Timmee" in pinyin and may be found:

Level with LU 7 and proximal to LI 5 in a depression between the tendons that make up the anatomical snuffbox.


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

  • The "Extra" point is a popular point for use in smoking cessation treatments. It is located level with LU 7 and proximal to LI 5 in a depression between the tendons that make up the anatomical snuffbox.
  • This point can be used with needling and/or moxibustion for stop smoking treatments. It is often used in conjunction with other auricular and body points.
  • Some practitioners will only needle this point if it is sensitive ("ashi", or "ouch" point), others will use it regardless.

EX Timmee may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Smoking Cessation

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