Acupuncture Points Notebook

: Huizong : Ancestral Meeting

SJ-7 : Hand Shaoyang Triple Burner 7

Xi-Cleft point

3 cun proximal to Yangchi SJ-4, level with and on the ulnar side of Zhigou SJ-6, in the depression between the ulna and the extensor digitorum communis muscle.

Slightly oblique insertion towards the ulnar side of oblique proximal or distal insertion towards the elbow or wrist respectively 0.5 - 1.5 cun

TCM Actions:
Clears the sanjiao channel and benefits the ears

TCM Indications:
  • Deafness, tinnitus, epilepsy, pain of the skin and flesh.

    Superficial Innervation: Posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm from C5 - C8
    Dermatome Segment: C7, C8

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