San Jiao 06 (SJ 6)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zhigou, Branching Ditch
3 cun above Yangchi (SJ 4), between the radius and the ulna, on the radial side of muscle extensor digitorum.
Tinnitus, deafness, pain in the hypochondriac region, vomitting, constipation, febrile diseases, aching and heavy sensation of the shoulder and back, sudden hoarseness of voice.
Regulates Qi, removes obstructions form the channel, removes obstructions from the Large Intestine, clears heat, expels wind.
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