The Acu-Eight Hui Converging Acupoint #7 -SI3 (Houxi)
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CHINESE NAME of Acupuncture point SI3:
Houxi, Hou means back; xi means brook.
LOCATION of Acupuncture point SI3:
The end of a palm print, 0.5 - 0.8 deep. The depression at the back of the 5th Metacarpophalangeal joint is like a brook, and here the point is located.
INDICATION of Acupuncture point SI3 :
Headache, pain in the neck, deafness, eye infection, sore, epilepsy, fever, malaria, night sweating, dizziness, stroke, wheezing, paralysis, migraine, fever, pain in arm or fingers etc.
HINT for All Acupoints:
You should feel sour or numb, but Not knife-cut like pain when pressing. The acupoints are usually between or beside the bones and tendons or ligaments, on a depression, never on the bones or blood vessels.
MERIDIANS CODES: L=Lung, LI=Large Intestine, S=Stomach, Sp=Spleen, H=Heart, SI=Small Intestine, B=Bladder, K=Kidney, P=Pericardium, TE(SJ)=Triple Energizer (Sanjiao), G=Gallbladder, Liv=Liver;
8-HUI ACUPOINT CODES: 1=B62(Shenmai), 2,5=K6(Zhaohai), 3=TE(SJ)5(Waiguan), 4=G41(Foot-Linqi), 6=Sp4(Gongsun), 7=SI3(Houxi), 8=P6(Neiguan), 9=L7(Lieque)
Two ways make acupuncture easy for you:
1. Learn just 4 pairs of 8-Hui acupoints and use our Chrono acupuncture calendar;
2. Introduce Acupressure cupping set (Supervised by China Acupuncture and Moxibustion Institute) instead of needles to do acupuncture: the suction cups with Acu-magnet tablet head work for the points of your body just like the acupuncture needles worked for the points and meridians.
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