Erjian EX-HN6 :Location, Function, Indication, Method


Nomenclature of erjian:

English Name/Meaning: Tip of the ear
Chinese Name: 耳尖
Chinese Pinyin: Taiyang


On the top region of the auricle, fold the auricle forward, erjian is at the apex of the auricle.

Functions and Indications  :

  • Erjian clears heat and reduces swelling so is good for various eye disorders like redness, swelling and pain of the eye, hordeolum, blurring of vision.
  • Also alleviates fever.
  • Also good for swelling and pain in the throat, headache, vertigo.

Method :

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.1-0.2 cun.
  • Prick to induce bleeding.


Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.