Small Intestine hand tai yang meridian

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Chinese Medicine SMALL INTESTINE Hand Tai Yang Acupuncture Meridian






SI 1 - promotes lactation, swollen throat, eye screens

Location (shaoze): 1 fen proximal to the ulnar side of the corner of the little finger.

SI 3 - protects Wei Qi, stiff neck/headache, night sweat, arm disorders

Location (houxi): at the end of the crease on the ulnar side of the metacarpal bone when a fist is made.

SI 6 - [Xi-cleft] blurred vision, arm/neck problems

Location (yanglao): when the hand is placed on the chest, the points is found on the radial side of the high points of the head of the ulna.

SI 7 - [Connect to Heart] mania/withdrawal, arm problems

Location (zhizheng): 5 cun above the wrist crease between the border of the ulna & the muscle belly of the flexor carpi ulnaris.

SI 8 - arm/neck/shoulder

Location (xiaohai): in the dip between the ulnar olecranon & the medial epicondyle of the humerus.

SI 10 - arm/neck weak/shoulder

Location (naoshu): straight above the posterior crease of the axilla, in the depression below the spine of the scapula.

SI 11 - arm/neck/shoulder

Location (tianzong): one third of the distance from the midpoints of the inferior border of the scaular spine to the inferior angle of the scapula.

SI 12 - arm/neck/shoulder

Location (bingfeng): above tianzong in the center of the suprascapular fossa (just above the spine), between T2 & the tip of the acromion.

SI 14 - neck/shoulder/back

Location (jianwaishu): 3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of T1 (DU 13).

SI 15 - neck/shoulder/back

Location (jianzhongzhu): 2 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of C7 (DU 14).

SI 17 - deafness/tinnitus, Plum-Pit syndrome, sore throat

Location (tianrong): in the depression between the angle of the mandible & the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

SI 18 - facial paralysis, twitching eyelids

Location (quanliao): directly below the outer canthus, in the depression at the lower border of the zygomatic bone.

SI 19 - [meeting points of Small Intestine Gallbladder San Jiao] opens ear portals

Location (tinggong): with mouth open, in the depression between the middle of the tragus & the condyloid process of the mandible.

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