Small intestine 5, Abbreviated as Si 5, Transliterated Yanggu in Chinese, Yang Valley in English.
Si 5 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the ulnar aspect of the wrist, in the depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone.
Si 5 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Neck pain, pain of the hand and wrist
- Febrile diseases
Si 5 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Clears Heat, clears the meridian, reduces swelling.
Jing-River point of the Small Intestine Meridian
Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.