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Shaoze SI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Shaoze SI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Shaoze SI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
October 30
12:37 2018



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.

Point: SI-1
Chinese Name: 少泽
Name: Shaoze
English Name/Meaning: Lesser Marsh
Pinyin: shào zé
Han Geul 한글: so taek 소택
Romaji:shō taku
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


Jing-Well Point

Read about other points of Small Intestine Meridian:

SI2-Qiangu-前谷       SI3-Houxi-後溪     SI4-Wangu-腕骨     SI5-Yanggu-阳谷       SI6-Yanglao-养老         SI7-Zhizheng-支正      SI8-Xiaohai-小海    SI9-Jianzhen-肩贞        SI10-Naoshu-臑俞       SI11-Tianzhong-天宗 SI12-Bingfeng-秉風            SI13-Quyuan-曲垣        SI14-Jianwaishu-肩外俞           SI15-Jianzhongshu-肩中俞         SI16-Tianchuang-天窗         SI17-Tianrong-天容       SI18-Quanliao-颧髎         SI19-Tinggong-听宫

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