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TE6

Synonyms:
  1. 支沟
  2. 支溝
  3. Zhigou

Zhigou
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Zhigou(TE6,支沟) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Sanjiao Meridian of Hand. It is the Jing-River Point of the Sanjiao.

Meaning

Zhi, limbs; gou, ditch.
Zhi here refers to the upper limb. The point is located between the radius and the ulna.

Location

3 cun above the transverse dorsal crease of the wrist, between the ulna and radius.

Indication

Pain in the hypocondriac region, shoulder & arm, constipation, deafness, tinnitus.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 cun.