Point Localization: 5 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist on the SI5 to SI8 line.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind-Heat. Controls rebellion of the Qi. Remove channel obstruction. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Aversion to cold. Fever. Neck pain. Headache. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Stiff neck. Manic-depressive disorder. Fear. Sadness. Anxiety. Mental restlessness.

Target area: Elbow.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhizheng – Branch to Heart Channel

Acupuncture Meridian: Small Intestine

Categories: Luo (connecting).

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.