Master Tung AcupuncturePoints on Fingers

Dajian (11.01)-Master Tung Point

DajianChinese Name: 大间

Translation: Da、大 means big Jian, 间 means distance or space

Location of Dajian:

1/3 of a Cun radial to the center of the proximal segment of the index finger.

OR

With the patient in supine position and the palm of the hand facing upwards, measure 3 fen to the radial side from the median line in the center of the proximal phalanx of the index finger.

OR

This point is located in the center of anterior digit line B on the anterior surface of the proximal phalanx of the index finger. To determine the exact center of anterior digit line B on the proximal phalanx, bisect the distance from the anterior metacarpophalangeal skin crease to the anterior proximal interphalangeal skin crease along the course of said line.

Indications :

Heart disease, knee pain, hernia (most effective), pain of the corner of the eye, and a bearing down pain of the testis, Palpitations, cardiac wheezing, endocarditis, tonsillitis, flatulence, knee pain, trigeminal nerve, infantile asthma, malnutrition

Location of the point :

The patient is in supine position with the palm facing upward. Locate the point 1/3 Cun radial to the center of the proximal segment of the index finger.

Manipulation

Heart disease: Insert the needle 0.1-0.2 Cun deep.
Hernia and knee pain: Insert the needle 0.2-0.3 Cun deep.
Select the point on the right side for a disease on the left and vice versa. (Inserting Needle on both hands is forbidden.) As left side is related to qi and right side is related to blood, Needle on left side for men and right for women.

Reaction Area Reaction area of the heart and six bowels

Admin

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.