EX Yi Ming

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Yi Ming Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "EX Yi Ming" is represented by "Yi Ming" in pinyin and "Eye Brightening" in english and may be found:

1 cun posterior to TH 17.


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

  • Sleep issues - insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep.
  • Eye Disorders.
  • Tinnitus.

While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at C3 (C3 innervates the eyes, sinuses, temporal lobe ar…), KD 27 (Opens & relaxes the chest - asthma, constrict…), SI 16 (Both SI 16 & SI 17 are Window of the Sky Poin…), ST 5 (Local point - Pain a/or swelling of the cheek/jaw…) and ST 6 (Eliminate wind from the face - TMJ, toothache, Be…) are nearby.

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