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TE3

Synonyms:
  1. 中渚
  2. 中諸
  3. Zhongzhu

Zhongzhu
Zhongzhu #

Zhongzhu(TE3,中渚) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Sanjiao Meridian of Hand. It is the Shu-Stream Point of the Sanjiao.

Meaning

Zhong, middle; zhu, a plot of small land in water.
The point is in the middle of the Five-Shu points and the Qi of meridian flows like water along the water margin.

Location

(Fist made) in the posterior depression between 4th and 5th matacarpal ophalangeal joint.

Indication

Swelling and pain of the throat, deafness, tinnitus, stiff neck.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 cun.