Acupuncture Points Notebook

: Zhoujian : Elbow Tip

Ex-UE-1 : Extra Upper Extremity 1

On the tip of the olecranon process.

This point is treated by moxibustion only

TCM Actions:
Transforms phlegm and dissipates swelling.

TCM Indications:
  • Scrofula, carbuncles and furuncles, deep-rooted ulcers, intestinal abscess.

    Superficial Innervation:
    Dermatome Segment:

    Lad and Durve (2008) in Marma Points of Ayurveda call this point Kurpara and associate it with the doshas: Vyana Vayu and Shleshaka Kapha.

    They give the following functions:
    - Regulates coordination of movement of upper extremities and elbow
    - Relieves pain locally

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