SJ-17 (Yi Feng) Wind Screen
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SJ-17 (Yi Feng) Wind Screen

Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Sanjiao and Gallbladder Channels

Actions:

  • Benefits the ears
  • Eliminates wind
  • Clears heat
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Tinnitus, deafness, otorrhea, facial paralysis, toothache, swelling of the cheek, scrofula, trismus.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Behind the earlobe, between the ramus of the mandible and the mastoid process, in the depression just superior to the palpable transverse process of the first cervical vertebra.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Posterior to the lobule of the ear, in the depression between the mandible and mastoid process.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.
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