San Jiao 03 (SJ 3)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Zhongzhu, Middle Islet
When the fist is clenched, the point is on the dorsum of the hand between the fourth and fifth metacarpal bones, in the depression proximal to the metacarpophalangeal joint.
Headache, redness of the eyes, deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, febrile diseases, pain in the elbow and arm, motor impairment of fingers.
Clears heat, expels wind, benefits ears, lifts the mind, removes obstructions form the channel, regulates Qi.
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