Small Intestine 10 (SI 10)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Naoshu, Humerus Transporting Point (Upper Arm Point)
When the arm is adducted, the point is directly above Jianzhen (SI 9), in the depresion inferior to the scapular spine.
Swelling of the shoulder, aching and weakness of the shoulder and arm.
Quickens the blood and frees the connecting vessels, soothes the sinews and dissipates binds.
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