Erjian Acupuncture point – Li 2



Er Jian (Li 2) or “Second Space” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

On the dorsal side of the forefinger, the proximal portion of the first phalanx of the forefinger, the end of the attachment of the interosseous dorsal muscle.

Diseases:

  • laryngitis
  • tonsillitis
  • esophagostenosis
  • acute atrophy of the orbitalis muscle
  • cervicobrachial neuralgia
  • jaundice
  • epistaxis
  • toothache

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 2 – 3 fens (0,66 cm – 1 cm or 0,26 in – 0,4 in)
  • Moxibustion: 3 minutes; 3 zhuangs (moxa cones)