EX Yaoyan

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Yaoyan Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

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

3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L4 (GV 3).


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

  • Low back pain, especially from deficient KD

While not necessarily valid clinically, GV 3 ( Warming point for cold or cold damp in the lo…) and UB 25 (Main point for low back pain especially when rela…) are nearby.

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