Small Intestine Acupuncture Points

Small Intestine Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
SI 1shao zeLesser MarshExpels wind-heat, subdues wind, opens the orifices, removes obstructions from the channel, promotes lactation.Headache, febrile diseases, loss of consciousness, insufficient lactation, sore throat, redness of the eye, cloudiness of the cornea.
SI 2qian guFront ValleyClears heat.Numbness of the fingers, febrile diseases, tinnitus, headache, reddish urine.
SI 3hou xiBack RavineEliminates interior wind from the Du Mai Vessel, expels exterior wind, benefits sinews, resolves dampness and jaundice, clears the mind.Pain and rigidity of the neck, tinnitus, deafness, sore throat, mania, malaria, acute lumbar sprain, night sweating, febrile diseases, contracture and numbness of the fingers, pain in the shoulder and elbow.
SI 4wan guWrist BoneRemoves obstructions from the channel, eliminates damp-heat.Febrile diseases with anhidrosis, headache, rigidity of the neck, contracture of the fingers, pain in the wrist, jaundice.
SI 5yang guYang ValleyClears mind, removes obstructions from the channel, expels exterior damp-heat.Swelling of the neck and submandibular region, pain of the hand and wrist, febrile diseases.
SI 6yang laoNursing the AgedBenefits the sinews, brightens the eyes, removes obstructions from the channel.Blurring of vision, pain in the shoulder, elbow and arm.
SI 7zhi zhengBranch to the CorrectRemoves obstructions from the channel, calms the mind.Neck rigidity, headache, dizziness, spasmodic pain in the elbow and fingers, febrile diseases, mania.
SI 8xiao haiSmall SeaResolves damp-heat, removes obstructions from the channel, calms the mind.Headache, swelling of cheek, pain in nape, shoulder, arm and elbow, epilepsy.
SI 9jian zhenTrue ShoulderCourses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, dissipates, binds and relieves pain.Pain in the scapular region, motor impairment of the hand and arm.
SI 10nao shuUpper Arm PointQuickens the blood and frees the connecting vessels, soothes the sinews and dissipates binds.Swelling of the shoulder, aching and weakness of the shoulder and arm.
SI 11tian zongCelestial GatheringResolves Tai Yang channel pathogens, diffuses Qi stagnation in the chest and lateral costal region.Pain in the scapular region, pain in the lateroposterior aspect of the elbow and arm, asthma.
SI 12bing fengGrasping the WindFrees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels.Pain in the scapular region, numbness and aching of the upper extremities, motor impairment of the shoulder and arm.
SI 13qu yuanCrooked WallSoothes the sinews and quickens the blood.Pain and stiffness of the scapular region.
SI 14jian wai shuOuter Shoulder TransporterCourses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, warms the channels and dissipates cold.Aching of the shoulder and back, pain and rigidity of the neck.
SI 15jian zhong shuCentral Shoulder TransporterDiffuses the lung and clears heat, transforms phlegm and brightens the eyes.Cough, asthma, pain in the shoulder and back, hemoptysis.
SI 16tian chuangCelestial WindowDispels wind and quickens the connecting vessels, quiets the spirit and nourishes the Heart.Sore throat, sudden loss of voice, deafness, tinnitus, stiffness and pain of the neck.
SI 17tian rongCelestial CountenanceResolves damp-heat, expels fire-poison, removes obstructions from the channel.Deafness, tinnitus, sore throat, swelling of the cheek, foreign body sensation in the throat, goiter.
SI 18quan liaoCheek Bone-HoleExpels wind, relieves pain.Facial paralysis, twitching of eyelids, pain in the face, toothache, swelling of the cheek, yellowish sclera.
SI 19ting gongAuditory PalaceBenefits the ears.Deafness, tinnitus, otorrhea, motor impairment of the mandibular joint, toothache.