Zhizheng (English translation: Branch of the Upright)
On the dorsal ulnar aspect of the forearm, 5
cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, on the line connecting SI 5 and SI
Luo-Connecting point of the Small Intestine Meridian
- Weakness of the joints, aching and
dysfunction of the elbow
Activates the meridian, frees obstructions, calms the Shen, clears Heat,
Luo-Connecting points of one meridian can
communicate with two meridians. They treat diseases of the collaterals and can
be used to treat chronic diseases, especially chronic diseases of the Zang-Fu
Luo-Connecting points are often combined with Yuan-Source points in the
treatment of diseases.
Perpendicular or oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.