Small Intestine 04 (SI 4)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Wangu, Wrist Bone
On the ulnar side of the palm, in the depression between the base of the fifth metacarpal bone and the triquetral bone.
Febrile diseases with anhidrosis, headache, rigidity of the neck, contracture of the fingers, pain in the wrist, jaundice.
Removes obstructions from the channel, eliminates damp-heat.
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