SI 2 - Acupuncture Point - Qian Gu

  • English Name:  Front Valley
  • Pinyin Name:  Qian Gu
  • Chinese Character:  前谷
  • When a loose fist is made, at the ulnar end of the crease, distal to the 5th metacarpophalangeal joint at the junction of the red & white skin.
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  • Local point for pain, swelling, numbness of the fingers.  As the water point it will remove heat - febrile disease, hot palms, darker urine.
  • Clear heat from the opposite end of the channel, tinnitus, headache, sore throat, neck, ear and/or eye pain and/or swelling.  

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The (SI) Small Intestine Meridian has 19 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions


TH 2
Humor Gate
  • Similar to TH 3 which is used more clinically


(EX) Baxie
Eight Ghosts
  • Issues of the hand - pain, spasm, numbness.
  • Mentioned in the Ling Shu for malaria

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