The acupuncture point "SI 1" , 少澤, is represented by "Shao Ze" in pinyin and "Lesser Marsh" in english and may be found:
.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the little finger.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Si 1 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
Explore si 1 functional groupings theory - Entry Exit Point and/or Five Shu, or read all point categories and related theory.
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. SI1, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver Fire
SI 1 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Arm Pain, Breast Cancer, Breast Distention, Cysts, Dizziness (Vertigo), Ear Problems, Eye Problems, Fainting (Loss of Consciousness), Headache, Insufficient Lactation, Mastitis, Sore Throat and/or Tinnitus
While not necessarily valid clinically, HT 9 (Jing Well Point - clear heat a/or obstruction fro…) and TH 1 (Similar to TH 3 which is used more clinically. ) are nearby.
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