Shao: Young ze: Marsh
Shaoze is located on the little finger, just where the qi of the meridian originates; it it like a small marsh.
Chinese Name: 少泽
English Name/Meaning: Lesser Marsh
Pinyin: shào zé
Han Geul 한글: so taek 소택
Vietnamese: Thiếu trạch
On the ulnar side of the little finger, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.
Indications of Shaoze:
- The point Shaoze clears heat, restores consciousness and rescuing collapse : coma, fainting and collapse from windstroke or high fever.
Also treats shen disorders: mania, depression, anxiety.
- The point Shaoze Treats the uppermost reaches of the channels: headache, dizziness, red eyes, nosebleed, deafness, tinnitus, throat painful obstruction, curled tongue, stiff tongue, heat in the mouth, erosion of the mouth, mouth ulcers and drooling.
- Also treats fullness below the Heart: cold sensation below the Heart, agitation with Heart pain, oppression and pain of the chest and pain of the lateral costal region.
- Also useful for various breast problems: Mastitis, one of the best point for insuffor insufficient.
Puncture shallow 0.1cun or prick to induce bleeding
Read about other points of Small Intestine Meridian:
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