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SJ1 (Sanjiao 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Guanchong
English Name: Gate/Barrier Rushing.

Location: On the ulnar side of the ring finger, about 0.1 cun (1 fen) posterior to the corner of the nail.

Nature:

Jing-Well point of the Sanjiao channel.

Primary Indications:

Headache, redness of eyes, sore throat.

Secondary Indications:

Febrile diseases.

Tertiary Indications:

Stiff tongue, irritability, keratoleukoma, thirst/dry mouth, nausea/vomiting, arm pain.

Other Indications:

Pain of fingers, torticollis, wasting disease in infants with parasitosis and malnutrition, angina pectoris, syncope, emergency care, disorders due to wind, cholera.

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 Sanjiao channel:

(SJ1, SJ2, SJ3, SJ4, SJ5, SJ6, SJ7, SJ8, SJ9, SJ10, SJ11, SJ12, SJ13, SJ14, SJ15, SJ16, SJ17, SJ18, SJ19, SJ20, SJ21, SJ22, SJ23)

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