Zhigou (English translation: Branching Ditch)
On the dorsal aspect of the forearm, on the line
connecting SJ 4 and the tip of the elbow, 3 cun above the transverse crease of
the wrist between the ulna and radius.
Jing-River point of the San Jiao Meridian
- Pain in the hypochondrium
- Deafness, tinnitus
Regulates Qi, moves the bowels, clears Heat,
activates the meridian.
SJ 6 is an
important point to use for treating constipation.
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.
Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.