Qinglengyuan Acupoint:SJ 11 Acupuncture Point Or San Jiao 11

SJ 11 Acupuncture Point(QingLengyuan) belongs to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang,which is commonly used to treat shoulder and arm pain, migraine and other diseases, puncture 1 to 1.5 cun.

SJ 11 Acupuncture Point Location

1 cun above SJ 10(Tianjing) point with elbow flexed.

qinglengyuan point

What is the meaning of Qinglengyuan

QingLengyuan:”Qing”,quiet.”Leng”,cold.”Yuan”, the abyss. The name of QingLengyuan means that the Qi of San Jiao descends to the lower part of the heaven after heat dissipation. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from SJ 10(Tianjing) point. After reaching this point it will further dissipate and cool down, and descend to the lower part of the heaven, like a cold abyss, hence the name.

SJ 11 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Arthralgia of shoulder and arm, discomfort of upper limbs;
  • Headache, eye pain.

SJ 11 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Press and knead SJ 11(QingLingyuan) with your thumb for about 200 times, or press and knead it for 3 to 5 minutes,it can treat forearm pain if long-term massage it.

Moxibustion Therapy

Moxibustion on SJ 11 point for 5 to 10 minutes,or 3 to 5 unit.

SJ 11 Point Compatibility

Combined with Jianyu and Quchi point to treat shoulder and arm pain;

Combined with Taiyang and Shuaigu for headaches;

Combined with PC 6(Neiguan) and Qimen to treat hypochondriac pain.

Combined with HeGu,Yanglao, Jianliao, Tianliao and Nuoshu point to treat upper limb atrophy, paralysis and pain.