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SJ10 (Sanjiao 10) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Tianjing
English Name: Heaven Well

Location: When the elbow is flexed, this point can be found in a depression about 1 cun superior to the olecranon.

Nature:

He-Sea point of the Sanjiao channel.

Functions:

For disorders of the Sanjiao, use the Lower He-Sea point for the Sanjiao, Weiyang (UB39).

Primary Indications:

Unilateral headache, pain in neck/nape/shoulder and arm.

Secondary Indications:

Epilepsy, psychosis, scrofula/goitre.

Tertiary Indications:

Urticaria, sore throat, tonsillitis, deafness, pain in external canthus of eyes, cough.

Other Indications:

Loss of appetite, pain in heart and chest, post-traumatic pain in renal region which prevents lying down, pain behind the ears, abundant sweating.

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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