SJ 13 Acupuncture Point(Naohui) belongs to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang,which is commonly used  to treat upper limb pain, scrofula and other diseases, puncture 1 to 1.5 cun straight.

SJ 13 Acupuncture Point Location

3 cun below SJ 14 on the posterior border of the deltoid muscle on line joining SJ 14 point and the olecranon.

naohui point

What is the meaning of Naohui

Naohui:Nao,forelimb,refers to the yang-qi of the heaven. Hui,converge. The name of “Naohui” point means that the Yang-qi of Hand-Shaoyang and Hand-Yangming Meridian will converge here. The substance of this point is the Yang-Qi of the heaven from SJ 12(Xiaoluo) point.After reaching this point,the Qi will become weakness due to dissipation and contraction,however, the rich Qi of the heaven of Hand-Yangming Meridian flows into this point,so both qi will converge here, and the acupuncture point is located on the arm, hence the name.

SJ 13 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Thyrid diease, scrofula,
  • Arm pain, upper limb paralysis, shoulder swelling and pain, etc.

SJ 13 Acupuncture Point therapy

Massage therapy

Pressing and rubbing SJ 13(Naohui) point with your thumb for about 200 times, or 3 to 5 minutes, It can treat shoulder and arm pai if long-term massage it.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion on SJ 13(Naohui) point for 5 to 10 minutes,or 3 to 5 unit.

Compatibility of SJ 13 Acupoint

Combined with Zhouliao and Waiguan point to treat elbow and arm contracture;

Combined with Jianshu and Jianzhen point to treat frozen shoulder.

Combined with Jianyu and Binao point to treat arm pain;

Combined with Tianzong to treat shoulder pain;

Combined with Tiantu and Shuitu point to treat intercostal neuralgia.