Acupuncture Anesthesia Points

According to Surgical Procedure

Craniotomy

Body Points

RX I.

Chuan Liao (141, SI 18)
Tsu Lin Chi (228, GB 41)
Tai Chung (322, LI 3)
Hsien Ku (185, ST 43)

RX 2.

Tsan Chu (233, BL 2)
Shuai Ku (195, GB 8) needle to Ting Hui (189, GB 2)
Ehr Men (121, TH 21)

Ear points

Needle from Shen Men to kidney; needle from brainstem to sub-cortex, sympathetic, and lung points

Tonsillectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)

RX 2.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)
Chih Kou (I 06, TH 6)

Ear Points

Throat, tonsil, Shen Men, sympathetic

Tooth Extraction

Body Points

RX 1.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)

RX 2.

Tai Yang (EM) needle to Hsia Kuan.(149, ST 7)

Ear Points

Apex of tragus

Nasal Polypectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Ying Hsiang (100, CO 20)

RX 2.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Hou Hsi (126, SI 3)

Ear Points

Nose, apex of tragus, lung, sympathetic

Mastoidectomy

Body Points

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Nei Ting (186, ST 44)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Ear Points

Adrenal, Shen Men, sympathetic

Thyroidectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

RX 2.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Feng Chih (207, GB 20)
Chia Che (148, ST 6)

Ear Points

Shen Men, lung, subcortex, throat, neck

Laryngectomy

Body Points

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chih Kou (106, TH 6)

Ear Points

Needle from adrenal to throat; from neck to Ping Chuan; from Shen Men to sympathetic, lung, and kidney

Thoracic Surgery

Body Points

RX 1.

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

RX 2.

San Yang Lo (108, TH 8) needle to Hsi Men (66, HG 4)

RX 3.

Wai Kuan (105, TH 5) needle to Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

RX 4.

Pi Nao (94, CO 14) needle to Chien Liao (114, TH 14)

Ear Points

Shen Men, sympathetic, lung, Ping Chu an, kidney, chest

Cardiac Surgery

Body Points

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chih Kou (106, TH 6)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Ear Points

Shen Men, lung, chest, heart

Gastrectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Shan Chu Hsu (179, ST 37)

RX 2.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Yi Feng (117, TH 17)

Ear Points

Stomach, Shen Men, sympathetic, lung

Splenectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
TaiChung(322,Ll3)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)

RX 2.

Chiu Wei (37, VC 15)
Hsi Men (66, HG 4)
Chang Men (332, LI 13)
Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)

Body Points

Spleen, San Chiao, lung, sympathetic, Shen Men

Appendectomy

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Tai Mo (213, GB 26)

RX 2.

Lan Wei “Appendix” (EM)

Body Points

Appendix, mouth; appendix, abdomen, Shen Men, lung

Herniorrhaphy

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Wei Tao (215, GB 28)

RX 2.
Kan Shu (249, BL 18)
Ta Heng (313, SP 15)
Ta Chang Shu (256, BL 25)
Wei Tao (215, GB 28)

Ear Points

Needle from knee to abdomen, sympathetic

Tubal Ligation or Resection

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Chung Tu (219, GB 32)

RX 2.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Tai Mo (213, GB 26)

Ear Points

Ovary, Shen Men, lung

Cesarean Section

Body Points

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Tai Mo (213, GB 26)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)

Ear Points

Uterus, abdomen, Shen Men, sympathetic, lung

Hysterectomy

Body Points

Yao Shu (26, VG 2)
Tai Mo (213, GB 26)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)
Ming Men (24, VG 4)

Nephrectomy

Ear Points

RX 1.

Yang Fu (225, GB 38)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)
Kun Lun (291, BL 60)
TaiChung(322,LI3)

RX 2.

Tai Pai (301, SP 3)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5)
Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Hsi Men (66, HG 4)

Kidney, Shen Men, sympathetic, San Chiao, spleen or liver; bladder, abdomen, Shen Men, lung
Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)

Ligation of Hemorrhoids

Body Points

Pai Huan Shu (261, BL 30)

Ear Points

Lung, lower rectum

Reduction in Fractures of Radius

Body Points

Chu Chih (91, CO 11)
Yu Chi (61, LU 10)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5)
Yun Men (53, LU 2)

Ear Points

Needle from elbow to wrist, lung, Shen Men

Internal Fixation of Fractures of Neck of Femur

Body Points

RX 1.

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Fu Yang (290, BL 59)
Feng Lung ( 182, ST 40)
Wai Chiu (223, GB 36)

RX 2.

Yang Ling Chuan (221, GB 34)
Li Kou (324, LI 5)
Feng Lung (182, ST 40)
Hua To Chia Chi (EM) (Tl 2, Ll)

Ear Points

Hip, ankle, Shen Men, lung, sympathetic, kidney, adrenal

Amputation of Forearm

Body Points

Chih Tse (56, LU 5)
Ching Ling (7 3, HT 2)

Ear Points

Needle from elbow to wrist, lung, Shen Men

Amputation of Leg

Body Points

Huan Tiao (217, GB 30)
Chih Pien (289, BL 54)
Hua To Chia Chi (EM) (L3, 4, 5)

Ear Points

Needle from knee to ankle, Shen Men, lung

According to Anatomical Region Involved in Surgery

Head

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Feng Chih (207, GB 20)
Tou Wei (150, ST 8)

Occiput

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Feng Chih (207, GB 20)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Forehead

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yang Pai (201, GB 14)
Yu Yao (EM)
Tai Yang (EM)
Tsan Chu (233, BL 2)

Eyebrow

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yu Yao (EM)

Eye

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Hou Hsi (126, SI 3)
Chih Kou (106, TH 6)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5)

Frontal Sinus

Yang Pai (201, GB 14)
needle to Tsan Chu (233, BL 2)
Szu Pai (144, ST 2)
Ho Ku (84 CO 4)
Chih Kou ( 106, TH 6)

Face

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Tai Yang (EM)
Chia Che (148, ST 6)
Ti Tsang (146, ST 4)
Chuan Liao (141, SI 18)
Szu Pai (144, ST 2)

Temple

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yu Yao (EM)
Hsia Kuan (149, ST 7)
Tai Yang (EM)
Hsia Kuan (149, ST 7)

Lip

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chia Che (148, ST 6)
Ti Tsang (146, ST 4)

Ear

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yi Ming (EM)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5)

Mastoid Process

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yi Ming (EM)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)
Feng Chih (207, GB 20)

Neck and Nape

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yi Ming (EM)
Hou Hsi (126, SI 3)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)
Feng Chih (207, GB 20)

Chest

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Shoulder

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chien Yu (95, CO 15)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5)

Spine

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Hua To Chia Chi (EM)
Cheng Shan (288, BL 57)
Yang Fu (225, GB 38)
Wai Kuan (105, TH 5) needle to Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Arm

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chih Tse (56, LU 5)

Elbow

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chu Chih (91, CO 11)

Wrist and Hand-Radial Aspect

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Lieh Chueh (58, LU 7)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)

Wrist and Hand-Ulnar Aspect

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Tung Li (76, HT 5)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)
Hou Hsi (126, SI 3)

Thumb, Index, or Middle Finger

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Yu Chi (61, LU 10)
Shou San Li (90, CO 10)
Nei Kuan (68, HG 6)
Szu Tu (109, TH 9)

Ring Finger

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Chung Chu (103, TH 3)
Tung Li (76, HT 5)

Little Finger

Ho Ku (84, CO 4)
Hou Hsi (126, SI 3)
Tung Li (76, HT 5)

Inguinal Region

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Kung Sun (302, SP 4)

Buttock

Yin Men (282, BL 37)
Ruan Tiao (217, GB 30)
Hua To Chia Chi (EM) (L3, 4, 5)

Thigh-Anterior Aspect

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Chu Liao (216, GB 29)
Chung Men (310, SP 12)

Thigh-Posterior Aspect

Yin Men (282, BL 37)
Wei Chung (285, BL 40)

Knee

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Chung Men (310, SP 12)
Pi Kuan (173, ST 31)

Leg-Posterior Aspect

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Yin Men (282, BL 37)
Feng Lung ( 182, ST 40)
Wei Chung (285, BL 40)

Ankle

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Tai Hsi (336, KI 3)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)
Hsuan Chung_(226, GB 39)

Sole of Foot

Kun Lun (291, BL 60)
Kung Sun (302, SP 4)
Tai Hsi (336, KI 3)

Dorsum of Foot

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Chieh Hsi (183, ST 41)
Kun Lun (291, BL 60)
Hsuan Chung (226, GB 39)

First, Second, and Third Toes

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Chieh Hsi (183, ST 41)
San Yin Chiao (304, SP 6)
Kung Sun (302, SP 4)
Tai Chung (322, LI 3)

Fourth and Fifth Toes

Tsu San Li (178, ST 36)
Wei Chung (285, BL 40)
Kung Sun (302, SP 4)
Cheng Shan (288, BL 57)

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