SI-12 (Bing Feng) Grasping the Wind
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SI-12 (Bing Feng) Grasping the Wind

Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Sanjiao and Gallbladder Channels

Actions:

  • Expels wind and benefits the shoulder and scapula

Indications:

  • Pain in the scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the centre of the suprascapular fossa, directly above Tianzong SI-11, in a depression formed when the arm is raised.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the centre of the suprascapular fossa, directly above Tianzong (SI-11). When the arm is lifted, the point at in the site of the depression.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.