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SJ8 (Sanjiao 8) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Sanyangluo
English Name: Three Yang Luo

Location: On the dorsal surface of the forearm, 4 cun above the transverse wrist crease, between the radius and the ulna.

Functions:

Clears the channels and sensory orifices, traditionally contraindicated to needle, needle through to Ximen (PC4) in acupuncture anaesthesia for pulmonary lobectomy.

Primary Indications:

Sudden loss of voice, deafness, hand and arm pain.

Tertiary Indications:

Toothache, lassitude.

Other Indications:

Post-operative pain associated with pneumonectomy.

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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