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San Jiao 12 (SJ 12)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xiaoluo, Dispersing Riverbed

Location
On theline joining the olecranona nd Jianliao (SJ 14), midway between Qinglengyuan (SJ 11) and Naohui (SJ 13).

Indications
Headache, neck rigidity, motor impairment and pain of the arm.

Traditional Action
Courses the channels, quickens the connecting vessels and moves Qi, clears and drains depressed heat in the Triple Burner.

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.