San Jiao 04 (SJ 4)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yangchi, Yang Pond (Pool)
On the transverse crease of the dorsum of wrist, in the depression lateral to the tendon of muscle extensor digitorum communis.
Pain in the arm, shoulder and wrist, malaria, deafness, thirst.
Relaxes sinews, removes obstructions from the channel, clears heat, regulates the stomach, promotes fluids transformation, benefits original Qi, tonififes Penetrating and Directing vessels.
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