Master Tung AcupuncturePoints on Fingers

Xiaojian (11.02) – Master Tung Point


Xiao means small, Jian means space

Location of Xiaojian 11.02:

The location of the point Xiaojian 11.02 has been illustrated as described by the Dr. Wei-Chieh Young, Miriam Lee:

  1. Upper part of the proximal segment of the index finger, 0.2 Cun distal to DaJian (11.01)- Dr. Wei-Chieh Young
  2. With the patient in supine position and the palm of the hand facing upwards, measure 2 fen distal to Da Jian ( 11.01 ) -Miriam Lee, James H. Mahar
  3. To locate this point, simply bisect the distance from Dajian (11.01) to the anterior proximal interphalangeal skin crease along the course of anterior digit line B-James H. Mahar

Anatomical study:

The point has Deep and superficial muscle tendons of flexor digitorum.
The point is supplied by Dorsal digital and palmar arteries and veins coming from the radial artery.
The point is innervated by Dorsal proper nerve of the radial nerve of the finger, palmar proper nerve of the radial nerve of the finger.

Manipulation Techniques:

  • Lung and heart diseases: Insert a 0.5 cun needle to a depth of 0.1-0.2 cun.
  • Hernia, knee pain: Insert a 0.5 cun needle to a depth of 0.2-0.25 cun.
    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

Heart and Six organs

The point Xiaojian 11.02 lies near to the Lung channel. So this is also indicated in various disease of Large intestine meridian. Moreover, it is internally-externally related to Lung meridian, it treats lung meridian disorders.


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.