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San Jiao 11 (SJ 11)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Qinglengyuan, Clear Cold Abyss

Location
1 cun above Tianjing (SJ 10), when the elbow is flexed.

Indications
Motor impairment and pain of the shoulder and arm, migraine.

Traditional Action
Frees the channel and connecting vessel, clears heat and drains fire.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.