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SJ23 (Sanjiao 23) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Sizhukong
English Name: Silken Bamboo Hollow

Precautions: Ancient books prohibit the use of moxibustion at this point.

Location: In the depression at the lateral end of the eyebrow.

Functions:

Dispels Wind, clears Fire from the head, brightens the eyes (clears the vision), stops pain and lowers fever, this point may be bled.

Primary Indications:

Headache, eye disorders (eye inflammation, visual disturbance, keratoleukoma, ingrown eyelash, twitching of eyelid).

Tertiary Indications:

Facial paralysis, toothache, dizziness, epilepsy, depressive psychosis.

Other Indications:

Fear of Wind and Cold, vomiting of mucoid sputum.

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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