S.I.-4 Wrist Bone WANGU - Acupuncture points

| December 9, 2010 | 0 Comments | 3,020 views

Location
S.I.-4 Wrist Bone WANGU - Acupuncture points ) On the ulnar border of the hand, between the 5th metacarpal bone and the carpal bones, on the border of the red and white skin.
How to find
On the ulnar aspect of the hand, palpate along the shaft of the 5th metacarpal bone in a proximal direction, until the finger glides over the curvature of the base and into the cleft between the metacarpal and carpal bones.
S.I.-5 is located on the same line, proximal to the pisiform bone and at the level of the wrist crease.
Needling
Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun. Caution: Painful point.
Actions/Indications
● Clears pathogenic factors from the taiyang channel
● Clears Damp-Heat in the Small Intestine
Special features
Yuan-source point

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