He: junction gu: valley
This point lies between the first and second metacarpal bones. The location of the point is depressed as a valley.
This point is located on the dorsum of the hand, midway between the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones, approximately in the middle of the 2nd metacarpal bone on the radial side.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 cun in the direction of the palm center.
If the disorder is in the thumb, puncture obliquely in the thumb.
Moxibustion is applicable.
This is one of the important and most commonly used point.This is the main point for diseases of the head, face and the five sense organs (deviate mouth and eye, conjunctival congestion, nosebleed, deafness), especially good for toothache.Also used for fever and aversion to cold with or without sweating; amenorrhea, delayed labor;paralysis of the forearm , facial paralysis, post stroke managemant,unable to move voluntarily, painful wrist and forearm.
Prohibited in pregnancy.