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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > San Jiao Meridian Index > San Jiao 6

San Jiao 6

Chinese Name: Zhigou (English translation: Branching Ditch)

Location: 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.

Classification: Jing-River point of the San Jiao Meridian

Indications:

  • Constipation
  • Pain in the hypochondrium
  • Deafness, tinnitus

Functions: Regulates Qi, moves the bowels, clears Heat, activates the meridian.

Notes: 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.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.

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