(Dot) Xia xi (43VB) (lies) between the little toe and the fourth toe. (The bladder of the gallbladder) flows towards the (point) Xia xi (43VB) (…) it is the (point) ying.
Lingshu 2: "The points shu of the four members "
The (point) Xia xi (43VB) is located at the bifurcation of the bones of the 4th and 5th toes, in a hollow in front of the metatarsophalangeal joint. Puncture it 0.3 inches deep and leave the needle for three breaths. We make three moxa cones there.
Jiayi jing III-34: "The 28 poins of the shaoyang of foot "
All hot illnesses are treated with cold drinks and acupuncture. The patient is dressed in fresh clothes and put in a cool place. As soon as the body is refreshed, the bites are stopped (…) If the disease is preceded by dizziness, gastric burns, chest repletion, the stings are pricked. shaoyin and shaoyang of foot1.
Suwen 32: "Heat acupuncture"
- These are the points Yong quan (1Rn) and Ran gu (2Rn), Qiao yin (44VB) and Xia xi (43VB)
Malaria shaoyang leg causes incoherent disease (jie yi) without great cold or heat, with misanthropy. If during hot access there is profuse sweating, this is serious. We prick (Xia xi 43VB) rong of the gallbladder vessel.
Su Wen 36: "Acupuncture in malarias"
Huangdi asked: To punctuate the five disturbances, are there any rules?
Qibo replied: (Since) there is regularity in their appearance, there are rules for their elimination. Knowing these rules is (like) a precious jewel that one wears on oneself (…) If the breath (disturbed) is located on the arms and feet, first the blood (stagnant) from the vessels is made, then one processes (points) ying and shu of yangming and shaoyang2.
Lingshu 34: "Five disturbances" / Jiayi jing VI-4: "Important discussion on compliance1 and the standard ofyin and yang, clear and troubled "
- It's about compliance (順 shun) and the opposition (逆 or) of the circulation of breath in the twelve meridians according to natural changes in the environment.
- That is to say respectively the points Er jian (2GI), San jian (3GI), Ye men (2TR) and Zhong zhu (3TR) in the upper limbs and the points Nei ting (44E), Xiang gu (43E) , Xia xi (43VB) and Zu lin qi (41VB) in the lower limbs)
Non-sweating febrile illnesses with pain on the outside of the knees, redness and pain in the outer corners of the eyes, dizziness, pain in both submandibular regions and, if the cold comes back, tearing, deafness and tinnitus, profuse sweating, itchy eyes , pains inside the chest to the point of not being able to turn over in bed and pains without fixed location fall under (point) Xia xi (43VB).
Jiayi jing VII-1 (3): "Cold affections and febrile illnesses produced by the affection of the six meridians"
In the malarias (㾬 瘧 jienue) we choose (among the points) to which they belong: Wan gu (12VB), Feng chi (20VB), Da zhu (11V), Xin shu (15V), Shang liao (31V), Yi xi (45V), Yin du (19Rn), Tai yuan (9P), San jian (3GI), He gu (4GI), Yang chi (4TR), Shao ze (1IG), Qian gu (2IG), Hou xi (3IG), Wan gu (4IG ), Yang fu (5IG), Xia xi (43VB), Zhi yin (67V), Tong gu (66V) and Jing gu (64V).
Jia Yi Jing VII-5: "The three (types) of malaria caused by the permutation of yin and yang "
The feeling of swelling and fullness of the chest and sides of the chest with cold as if (we were exposed) to the whipping of the wind comes from (point) Xia xi (43VB).
Jia Yi Jing IX-4: "Feeling of fullness and pain in the chest and alongside the chest caused by the disease that affects the liver and by the stagnation of the defensive breath"
Furious madness (狂 疾 kuangji) reports from (point) Ye men (2TR) and also from (points) Xia xi (43VB), Qiu xu (40VB) and Guang ming (37VB). "
Jia Yi Jing XI-2: "Furious madness and epilepsy caused by a jue yang and a great fright "