San Jiao 05 (SJ 5)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Waiguan, Outer Gate (Pass)
2 cun above Yangchi (SJ 4) between the radius and ulna.
Febrile diseases, headache, pain in cheek, strained neck, deafness, tinnitus, pain in the hypochondriac region, motor impairment of the elbow and arm, pain of the fingers, hand tremors.
Expels wind-heat, releases the exterior, removes obstruction from the channel, benefits the ear, subdues Liver-yang.
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