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SI-04 (Wan Gu) Wrist Bone

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Yuan (Source) Point


  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Clears heat and reduces swelling
  • Clears damp-heat and treats jaundice


  • Febrile diseases with anhidrosis, headache, rigidity of the neck, contracture of the fingers, pain in the wrist, jaundice.


  • On the ulnar side of the palm, in the depression between the base of the 5th metacarpal bone and hamate bone.
  • On the ulnar border of the hand, in the depression between the base of the fifth metacarpal bone and the triquetral bone.

Needling Method:

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

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