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Acupuncture Points - San Jiao 11

Chinese Name: Qinglengyuan (English translation: Clear Cold Abyss)

Location: On the lateral aspect of the arm, when the elbow is flexed, the point is 2 cun directly above the tip of the elbow, 1 cun above SJ 10.


  • Headache, yellowness of the eyes
  • Spasm and pain of the upper extremities

Functions: Activates the meridian, resolves Damp-Heat, dispels Wind-Damp.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.



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