English Name/Meaning: Ten Diffusions
Chinese Name: 十宣
Chinese Pinyin: Shixuan
On the tips of the ten fingers, 0.1cun (finger inch) distal to the nails. Both hands altogether have ten points.
Function and Indications of shixuan:
- Shixuan revives consciousness, dispel wind, clear heat so is beneficial for coma, epilepsy, wind stroke, high fever, sore throat.
- Local disorders: Numbness of the fingers
Superficial insertion 0.1-0.2cun, or prick to cause bleeding.
Good point to revive consciousness and high fever.
Avoid moxibustion at this point.