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Acupuncture Points - San Jiao 10

Chinese Name: Tianjing (English translation: Heavenly Well)

Location: On the lateral aspect of the arm, when the elbow is flexed, the point is in the depression 1 cun directly above the tip of the elbow.

Classification: He-Sea Point of the San Jiao Meridian


  • Migraine
  • Deafness
  • Scrofula
  • Epilepsy

Functions: Resolves Dampness and Phlegm, dispels nodules, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Notes: He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.



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