Small Intestine 11 (SI 11)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Tianzong, Heavenly Gathering
In the infrascapular fossa, at the junction of the upper and middle third of the distance between the lower border of the scapular spine and the inferior angle of the scapula.
Pain in the scapular region, pain in the lateroposterior aspect of the elbow and arm, asthma.
Resolves Tai Yang channel pathogens, diffuses Qi stagnation in the chest and lateral costal region.
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