SI12 (Small Intestine 12) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Bingfeng
English Name: Watching Wind

Location: In the centre of the suprascapular fossa, directly above Tianzong (SI11). When the arm is lifted, the point is at the site of the depression.


Meeting point of Small Intestine, Gall Bladder, Sanjiao and Large Intestine.


Pain in the scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.


The English Name, and Nature have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Small Intestine channel:

(SI1, SI2, SI3, SI4, SI5, SI6, SI7, SI8, SI9, SI10, SI11, SI12, SI13, SI14, SI15, SI16, SI17, SI18, SI19)

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