Baxie EX-UE9 : Location, Functions, Indication, Method

Baxie EX-UE9
Baxie EX-UE9

Nomenclature :

English Name/Meaning: Eight Pathogens
Chinese Name: 八邪


When a loose fist is made, the points are on the dorsum of the hand, proximal to the margins of the webs between all five fingers, at the junction of the red and white skin. Both hand altogether have a total of eight points.

Functions and Indications of Baxie :

  • Clears heat and reduces swelling so is beneficial for vexation, excessive heat, eye pain, venomous snake-bite.
  • Local disorders: swelling and pain of the dorsum of the hand, numbness of the fingers.

Method :

Olique insertion upward 0.5-0.8cun or prick to cause bleeding.

Remarks :

Good point for moxa in arthritis.

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.