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SJ-01 (Guan Chong) Passage Hub

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


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


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

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 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.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the lateral side of the ring finger, about 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.