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Zhizheng SI7 :Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Zhizheng SI7 :Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Zhizheng SI7 :Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
November 09
14:53 2018
Zhizheng-SI7

Zhizheng-SI7

Nomenclature:

Zhi: Divergence Zheng: regular meridian
The collateral of the small intestine meridian diverges from this point (Zhizheng)  to the heart meridian.

Point: SI-7
Chinese Name: 支正
English Name/Meaning: Branch of Upright
Pinyin: zhī zhèng
Han Geul 한글: ji jeong 지정
Romaji: shi sei(?)
Vietnamese: Chi chính

Location:

On the dorsal ulnar aspect of the forearm, on the line connecting Yanggu ( SI5 ) and Xiaohai ( SI8 ), 5 cun above the dorsal transverse crease of the wrist.

Indications of zhizheng:

  • The point is beneficial for problems along SI channel as it enhances the flow of qi – eyes (blurred vision, poor vision), shoulder, elbow, wrist.
  •  Also calms mind so is used for Psychosis;
  • Febrile disease;
  • Local disorder: Aching pain in the elbow and arm.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly or obliquely 0.5-0.8 cun.

Remarks:

Luo-Connecting Point.

Significant combination:

Combination of yuan-source and luo-connecting point:
HT 7 and SI 7: HT 7 is the principal point on the Heart channel to calm and regulate the spirit, and this is complemented by the strong action SI 7 has on treating psycho-emotional disorders.

Read about other points of Small Intestine Meridian:

SI1-Shaoze-少泽      SI2-Qiangu-前谷       SI3-Houxi-後溪     SI4-Wangu-腕骨     SI5-Yanggu-阳谷       SI6-Yanglao-养老      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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