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SJ-03 (Zhong Zhu) Central Islet

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Shu-Stream & Wood Point


  • Clears heat
  • Benefits the ears
  • Clears the head and eyes
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain


  • Headache, redness of the eyes, deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, febrile diseases, pain in the elbow and arm, motor impairment of fingers.


  • When the fist is clenched, the point is on dorsum of the hand between the fourth and fifth metacarpal bones, in the depression proximal to the fourth metacarpophalangeal joint.
  • On the dorsum of the hand, in the depression just proximal to the fourth and fifth metacarpophalangeal joints.

Needling Method:

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

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