SI 9 Acupuncture Point - Jian Zhen - Small Intestine Meridian
- Chinese Name Jian Zhen
English Name True Shoulder
Location: 1 cun above the posterior end of the axillary fold, posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint, found with the arm adducted.
- Actions & Effects:
- Local point for shoulder and arm pain and/or movement/control issues. Motor control issues of the hand.
- Wind-heat invasion - chills and fever from the common cold.
Small Intestine Meridian Points (19):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
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