SI 1 Acupuncture Point - Shao Ze - Small Intestine Meridian

  • Chinese Name Shao Ze
  • English Name Lesser Marsh
     
  • Location: .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the little finger.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Jing Well Point
  • Metal Point
  • Entry Point
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Breast disorders of any etiology, insufficient lactation, mastitis, breast abscess, cysts.
  • Jing Well Point, clear heat from the opposite end of the channel, for eye redness, earache, tinnitus, sore throat, stiff tongue.
  • Headache, dizziness, loss of consciousness.
  • Local point for problems of the little finger and the course of the channel - pain and/or weakness of the arm and/or shoulder.
     
  • Small Intestine Meridian Points (19):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

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