SI 2 acupuncture point(Qiangu) belongs to the small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang, which can relieve headache, deafness, tinnitus,swelling and pain of eye, nasal congestion, sore throat,absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth etc.
Location of SI 2 Acupuncture Point
When a loose fist is made, at the ulnar end of the crease, distal to the 5th metacarpophalangeal joint at the junction of the red & white skin.
What is the meaning of Qiangu
Qiangu,Qian:opposite to the back,refers to the Qi of this point act on the front of the body. Gu,valley, the hollow part of the two mountains. The name of Qiangu means that the Qi of the small intestine meridian cool down here. The substance of this acupoint is the wet and hot water-qi of the sky from the Shaoze acupoint,after reaching this point, it dissipates heat and cool down. The body part that acts on it is the front part of the chest and abdomen, hence the name.
What is SI 2 Acupuncture Point used for
Rigidity of nape and headache, deafness, tinnitus, swelling and pain of eye, nasal congestion, sore throat, finger numbness,absence of or faulty secretion of milk following childbirth etc.
SI 2 Acupuncture Point therapy
Press and rub the Qiangu acupoint with the thumb for 1-3 minutes each time if long-term massage,it can relieve upper limb paralysis, soreness and weakness, and care for forearm.
SI 2 Acupuncture Point Compatibility
Combined with Hegu, Quchi and Waiguan to treat hand pain and arm numbness;
Combined with Zhaohai,Zhongfeng to treat sore throat;
Combined with Houxi to treat tinnitus;
Combined with Fengchi, Shendao and Hegu to treat malaria;
Combined with Weizhong to treat reddish urine and dysuria;