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SJ-01 (Guan Chong) Passage Hub

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Metal Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Clear Heat from the Upper Jiao

Actions:

  • Clears upper jiao heat
  • Benefits the ears and tongue
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Headache, redness of the eyes, sore throat, stiffness of the tongue, febrile diseases, irritability.

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the ring finger, about 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.
AMOA:
  • On the dorsal aspect of the ring 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 superficially 0.1 inch, or prick with a three-edged needle to cause bleeding. Moxibustion is applicable.

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