SI 1 acupuncture point(Shaoze) belongs to the small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang, which is used for relieving headache, cerebrovascular disease, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, mastitis, and poor milk secretion etc.
Location of SI 1 acupuncture point
0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the little finger.
What is the meaning of ShaoZe
Shao Ze:Shao,refers to the yin and muddy. Ze,refers to the swamp. The name of ShaoZe means that the Qi in the acupoint is the wet and water-Qi of the sky. This point comes with ground pores connected to the meridians of the small intestine meridians. The substance in the point is the meridian water from the small intestine meridians. After the water flows out of the body surface, it vaporizes into the water-Qi of the sky,like the vaporization of tropical swamps.hence the name.
What is SI 1 acupuncture point used for
1. Relieve and treat headache, cerebrovascular disease, coma, etc.
2. Relieve and treat tonsillitis, pharyngitis, conjunctivitis, cataract, etc.
3. Relieve and treat mastitis and poor milk secretion.
4. Efficacy: clearing away heat and beneficial for throat, refreshing brain and resuscitating.
SI 1 acupuncture point therapy
Pinch the Shaoze point with the tip of your thumb and massage it for long-term, which can relieve stroke, coma and fever.
Moxibustion for 5-20 minutes, once a day,which can treat heartache.
Gua Sha therapy
Scrape from top to bottom for 3~5 minutes, once every other day,which can relieve and treat sore throat and heartache.
acupuncture 0.1 cun.Pregnant women use it with caution.
Shaoze Point Compatibility
Combined with Tianxi point, Rugen point, and Wuyi point to relieve and treat acute mastitis;
Combined with Hegu, Shaoshang and Renying points to relieve and treat sore throat;
Combined with Tanzhong point and Rugen point to alleviate and treat to poor milk secretion;