SI 2 Acupuncture Point - Qian Gu - Small Intestine Meridian

  • Chinese Name Qian Gu
  • English Name Front Valley
     
  • Location: When a loose fist is made, at the ulnar end of the crease, distal to the 5th metacarpophalangeal joint at the junction of the red & white skin.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Ying Spring Point
  • Water Point
  • Entry Point
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Local point for pain, swelling, numbness of the fingers.  As the water point it will remove heat - febrile disease, hot palms, darker urine.
  • Clear heat from the opposite end of the channel, tinnitus, headache, sore throat, neck, ear and/or eye pain and/or swelling.
     
  • 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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