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San Jiao 04 (SJ 4)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yangchi, Yang Pond (Pool)

Location
On the transverse crease of the dorsum of wrist, in the depression lateral to the tendon of muscle extensor digitorum communis.

Indications
Pain in the arm, shoulder and wrist, malaria, deafness, thirst.

Traditional Action
Relaxes sinews, removes obstructions from the channel, clears heat, regulates the stomach, promotes fluids transformation, benefits original Qi, tonififes Penetrating and Directing vessels.

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.