SJ-03 (Zhong Zhu) Central Islet

SJ-03 (Zhong Zhu) Central Islet

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.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the dorsum of the hand, in the depression just proximal to the fourth and fifth metacarpophalangeal joints.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 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.

Needling Method:

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