EX Xiyan

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Xiyan Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "EX Xiyan" is represented by "Xiyan" in pinyin and "Eye of Knee" in english and may be found:

Lateral (ST 35) and medial knee depressions.


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

  • All knee disorders - pain, inflammation, etc.

While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 10 (Clears damp or damp-heat in the lower warmer - ur…), ST 35 (Knee problems.  Often used with heding and the me…) and UB 40 (As the Lumbar Command Point, useful for all lumba…) are nearby.

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