SJ 2 Acupuncture Point(Yemen) belongs to the San Jiao of hand-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for head, face and ENT system,fever, malaria,arm pain,acupuncture 0.3 to 0.5 cun.

SJ 2 Acupuncture Point Location

0.5 cun proximal to the margin of the web between the ring and the little fingers, in a depression when fist is clenched at the border of the red and white skin.

yemen point

What is the meaning of Yemen

Yemen:”Ye” means liquid water-qi,” Men”,door.The name of “Yemen” means that the Qi of San Jiao Meridian dissipates and cools down into the ground liquid water-qi. The substance of this point is the cool dampness-qi from SJ 1 point(Guanchong). After reaching this point, the cool dampness-qi vapor quickly dissipates and cools down here,and returns to the ground, hence the name.

SJ 2 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Head and facial disease, such as headache, swelling and pain of eyes, deafness, tinnitus, throat numbness, etc.
  • Fever, malaria.
  • Arm pain.


Headache, otitis media, pharyngitis, gingivitis and so on.

SJ 2 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Press Yemen point with your thumb for 1 to 3 minutes each time,It can relieve arm pain, clear fire and dissipate heat, and prevent from malaria and throat numbness if long-term massage.

Massage method:

  • Press Yemen acupoint with the pad of thumb,and rotate and knead this point.
  • Until you will feel the obvious soreness and keep it for 2 to 3 seconds, and then leave it. After resting for 3 seconds, press it again. One press and one leave, and repeat it for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Press Yemen points on the left and right sides for 3 to 5 minutes each time in morning and evening.

Acupuncture therapy

Directly puncture Yemen point 0.3 to 0.5 cun.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion on Yemen point for 5 to 10 Minutes, or 3 to 5 unit.

SJ 2 Point Compatibility

Combined with Zhongzhu and Yangchi point to treat hand and back pain;

Combined with Shao Shang, Yu Ji point to treat throat arthritis;

Combined with Waiguan and Tinggong point to treattinnitus and migraine.

Combined with HeGu and Jiache to treat toothache.

Combined with Shenmai to treat eyelid weakness.

Combined with Zhongzhu and Waiguan to treat swelling and pain of arm.

Combined with Tinggong, Yifeng and Xiaxi to treat tinnitus and deafness.

Combined withTaiyang,Fengchi and Sanjian to treat colds and headaches.