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San Jiao 13 (SJ 13)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Naohui, Shoulder (Upper Arm) Convergence

Location
On the line joining Jianliao (SJ 14) and the olecranon, on the posterior border of muscle deltoideus.

Indications
Goiter, pain in the shoulder and arm.

Traditional Action
Clears and discharges pathogenic heat, frees the channels and connecting vessels, disinhibits the joints.

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.