SI-08 (Xiao Hai) Small Sea
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SI-08 (Xiao Hai) Small Sea

Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  He-Sea & Earth Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Dizziness

Actions:

  • Clears heat and dissipates swelling
  • Calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Headache, swelling of the cheek, pain in the nape, shoulder, arm and elbow, epilepsy.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the depression between the tip of the olecranon process of the ulna and the tip of the medial epicondyle of the humerus.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: When the elbow is flexed, the point is located in the depression between the olecranon and the ulna and the medial epicondyle of the humerus.

Needling Method:

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