San Jiao 5

essential oils for acupressureSan Jiao 5 is one of the more commonly used points of the body and is often combined with acupressure point Gallbladder 41 to treat pain on the sides of the body and head.

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Other Name(s) of SJ-TB 5:

  • Outer Frontier Gate
  • Outer Pass
  • Barrier of the Yang

San Jiao channel is also referred to as:

  • Triple Energizer
  • Three Heater
  • Three Burner
  • Triple Warmer
  • Triple Burner
  • Hand Shao Yang

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of SJ-TB 5:

  • Lou or Connecting Point
  • Confluent Point or Opening Point or Master Point of Yang Linking Channel
  • Junction Point
  • Coupled Point of Dai Mo

Location: 2 Cun above the crease of the wrist on the posterior of the lower arm in a depression between the tendon and ulna

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of SJ-TB 5:

  • Expels the Exterior
  • Expels Wind-Heat
  • Subdues Liver Yang
  • Benefits the Head and Ears
  • Clears Heat
  • Clears Obstructions Causing Pain of Channel
  • Opens the Yang Linking Vessel

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations  of SJ-TB 5

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.