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SI-02 (Qian Gu) Front Valley

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Water Point

Actions:

  • Clears wind-heat and reduces swelling
  • Benefits the eyes, ears and throat
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Numbness of the fingers, febrile diseases, tinnitus, headache, reddish urine.

Location

CAM:
  • When a loose fist is made, the point is on the ulnar end of the crease in front of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the little finger, at the junction of the red and white skin.
AMOA:
  • On the ulnar border of the little finger, in a depression just distal to the metacarpo-phalangeal joint.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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