SI 4 acupuncture poin(WanGu) belongs to the small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang,which can relieve and treat finger joint wrist pain, rigidity of nape and headache, jaundice, and malaria.
Location of SI 4 Acupuncture Point
On the ulnar side of the palm in a depression between the base of the 5th metacarpal joint and the hamate bone.
What is the meaning of WanGu
WanGu:Wan,the location of the acupuncture point is wrist.
Gu,Bone,refers to water here. The name of WanGu means that qi of the small intestine meridian travels here to cool down to the ground water. The substance of this point is the water and dampness-qi of the sky from the Houxi point. After reaching this point, heat dissipation and cold drop into the water in the ground, hence the name.
What is SI 4 Acupuncture Point used for
finger joint wrist pain, rigidity of nape and headache, jaundice, and malaria.
SI 4 Acupuncture Point therapy
Use the thumb to press the WanGu acupoints for 1-3 minutes each time. it can effectively prevent wrist pain, stiff neck, and maintain hand joints if long-term massage.
Combined with Ganshu, Yanglingquan and Danshu to treat jaundice.
Combined with Yongquan to treat ycold jaundice.
Combined with Daling, Jianshi, and Sanjian to treat carpal arthritis;
Combined with Zusanli, Pishu, and Yishu to treat diabetes.
Combined with Tongli,it has the effect of clearing away heat and calming nerves, treating high fever and infantile convulsion.
Combined with Taichong and Yanglingquan to treat jaundice, hypochondriac pain and cholecystitis.
Combined with Zusanli and Sanyinjiao to treat diabetes.