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Small Intestine Locations

AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
SI 1*** On the ulnar side of the little finger, about .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail. mastitis; insufficient lactation; loss of consciousness; heat (jing well)
SI 2* When a loose fist is made, the point is on the ulnar side, distal to the 5th MP joint, at the junction of the red and white skin. local point
SI 3**** When a loose fist is made, the point is on the ulnar side, proximal to the 5th MP joint, at the end of the transverse crease at the junction of the red and white and skin. stiff neck; GV master point; external wind; low back; mind; spirit; all kind of stroke problems
SI 4** On the ulnar side of the palm, in the depression between the base of the fifth metacarpal bone and the triquetral bone. local point
SI 5** At the ulnar end of the transverse crease on the dorsal aspect of the wrist, in the depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone. local point
SI 6*** Dorsal to the head of the ulna. When the palm faces the chest, the point is in the bony cleft on the radial side of the styloid process of the ulna. xi cleft; pain in the meridian; stiff neck' secondarily low back
SI 7** On the line joining SI 5 and SI 8, 5 cun above SI 5. local and used as a luo point
SI 8** When the elbow is flexed, the point is located in the depression between the olecranon of the ulna and the medial epicondyle of the humerus. local point
SI 9** Posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint. When the arm is adducted, the point is 1 cun above the posterior end of the axillary fold. local point for shoulder pain and ROM problems
SI 10** When the arm is adducted, the point is directly above SI 9, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine. local point for shoulder pain and ROM problems
AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
SI 11*** In the infrascapular fossa, at the junction of the upper and middle third of the distance between the lower border of the scapular spine and the inferior angle of the scapula. important local point to clear channels and decrease swelling and pain; secondary breast point
SI 12** In the center of the suprascapular fossa, directly above the SI 11. When the arm is lifted, the point is at the site of the depression. local point
SI 13** On the medial extremity of the suprascapular fossa, about midway between SI 10% and the spinous process of the 2nd thoracic vertebra. local point
SI 14* 3 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 1st thoracic vertebra where GV 13 is located. local point
SI 15* 2 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra. local point
SI 16** In the lateral aspect of the neck, in the posterior border of the SCM, posterior and superior to LI 18. local point
SI 17** Posterior to the angle of the mandible, in the depression on the anterior border of the SCM. local point
SI 18* Directly below the outer canthus, in the depression on the lower border of the zygoma. local point
SI 19*** Anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible, in the depression formed when the mouth is open. benefits the hearing; jaw problems

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