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.
Dispels Wind, clears Fire from the head, brightens the eyes (clears the vision), stops pain and lowers fever, this point may be bled.
Headache, eye disorders (eye inflammation, visual disturbance, keratoleukoma, ingrown eyelash, twitching of eyelid).
Facial paralysis, toothache, dizziness, epilepsy, depressive psychosis.
Fear of Wind and Cold, vomiting of mucoid sputum.
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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