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Wangu

Synonyms:
  1. 腕骨
  2. SI4

Wangu
Wangu #

Wangu(SI4,腕骨) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Taiyang Small Intestine Meridian of Hand. It is the Yuan-Source Point of the small intestine.

Meaning

Wan, wrist; gu, bone.
The point is between the bones of the wrist.

Location

In the depression between the base of 5th metacarpal bone and the triquetral bone.

Indication

Headache, nape rigidity, acute sprain of the lumbar, sciatic cholecystitis, pain in the wrist joint.

Method

Perpendicularly 0.5-1 cun.