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SI7 (Small Intestine 7) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhizheng
English Name: Correct of Limbs; Branch of Uprightness

Location: On a line connecting Yanggu (SI5) and Xiaohai (SI8), 5 cun proximal to the wrist.

Nature:

Luo-Connecting point of the Small Intestine channel.

Functions:

Clears Heat from the Upper Jiao, major distal point for neck stiffness.

Primary Indications:

Stiff neck, contracture of elbow, pain in fingers.

Secondary Indications:

Febrile diseases, psychosis.

Tertiary Indications:

Neuraesthenia, eye-dizziness.

Other Indications:

Four limbs weak, cannot make a fist, fear, groaning, all sorts of tuberculosis, small tumour of the eyes (chalazion), swelling of the jaws, pain of elbow and arm.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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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