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SI-01 (Shao Ze) Lesser Marsh

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Metal Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Promotes lactation
  • Breast abscesses


  • Clears heat and benefits the sensory orifices
  • Revives consciousness
  • Promotes lactation and benefits the breasts


  • Headache, febrile diseases, loss of consciousness, insufficient lactation, sore throat, redness of the eye, cloudiness of the cornea.


  • On the ulnar side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.
  • On the dorsal aspect of the little finger, at the junction of lines drawn along the ulnar border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.1 inch, or prick the point to cause bleeding. Moxibustion is applicable.

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