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Small Intestine Meridian (Hand Tai Yin) Points

SI-5 (Yang Gu)


Chinese Name:

Yanggu 阳谷

English translation:

Yang Valley


On the ulnar aspect of the wrist, in the depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone.


Jing-River point of the Small Intestine Meridian


Swelling of the neck and submandibular region, pain of the hand and wrist, febrile diseases.


Clears Heat, clears the meridian, reduces swelling.


Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.


Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.

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