Theory

SI 7 - Acupuncture Point - Zhi Zheng


SI 7 Names

  • English Name: Branch to the Correct
  • Pinyin Name: Zhi Zheng
  • Chinese Character: 支正

Location

  • 5 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist on the SI 5 to SI 8 line.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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SI 7 Clinical Uses

  • Local point for pain and/or strength/control issues in the elbow, arm, and fingers.  May be helpful for weakness of all the limbs as well.
  • Stiff neck, headaches, vision issues - blurry, obstructed.
  • Useful with onset of exterior wind-heat conditions such as colds/flus that start with neck and/or back pain.
  • Calms the spirit - manic behavior, anxiety, panic attacks, fear.  


SI 7 Point Associations


SI 7 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



SI 7 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

LI 7

TH 8

  • TH 8  Three Yang Connection
    • Sudden deafness, acute or chronic loss of voice, apahsia, combine with HT 5 & CV 23.

PC 4

  • PC 4  Xi Cleft Gate
    • Acute palpitations, angina.
    • Acute heat in the Blood, coughing or vomiting of Blood, bleeding hemorrhoids.
    • Spirit disorders typically due to Blood stasis, yin spirit problems, depression, fear of people, grief.



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