SI 7 Acupuncture Point(Zhizheng) belongs to the small intestine meridian of the hand-taiyang, which can relieve headache, dizziness, nape, jaw swelling, etc.
Location of SI 7 Acupuncture Point
5 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist on the SI 5 to SI 8 line.
What is the meaning of Zhizheng
Zhizheng:Zhi,branches of trees.Zheng,the path of Qi. The name of “Zhizheng” means that most of the qi of the small intestine meridian flow through the small intestine meridian. The substance of this point is from YangLao acupoint, but because most of the Yang-Qi of Yanglao point goes up to the heavens, the Qi of this acupoint is empty, so the blood-qi outside the meridian flows into the point and circulates through it and travels along the meridian, hence the name.
What is SI 7 Acupuncture Point used for
- Stiff neck, headaches, vision issues – blurry, obstructed.
- Calms the spirit – manic behavior, anxiety, panic attacks, fear.
- Useful with onset of exterior wind-heat conditions such as colds/flus that start with neck and/or back pain.
- 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.
SI 7 Acupuncture Point therapy
Use the thumb to press Zhizheng point for 1-3 minutes each time,if massage for a long time. It can relax muscles and promote blood circulation, prevent headache, dizziness, and sore elbows.
Combined with HeGu point to treat headache.
Combined with Shenmen to madness and mental illness.
Combined with Jianliao to treat shoulder and arm pain, finger pain, and spasm of fingers.