SJ 20 Acupuncture Point(Jiaosun) belongs to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang, which can relieve headache, ear redness and swelling, swelling and pain of eye, toothache, etc.

SJ 20 Acupuncture Point Location

Directly above ear apex within hairline.

jiaosun point

What is the meaning of Jiaosun

Jiaosun:”Jiao”, ears,refers to the shrink Qi of the heaven. “Sun”, refers to the qi of the upper of the heaven. The name of “Jiaosun” means that the shrink Qi from the upper of the heaven flow into the San Jiao Meridian here. This point is the highest point in the San Jiao Meridian. There is no Qi in the San Jiao Meridian to reach this point,it is empty,so the outside cold dampness-qi of Bladder Meridian of Foot-Taiyang and Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang flow into the point, and the Qi is not only located in the upper of the heaven, but also show the characteristics of kidney, hence the name.

SJ 20 Acupuncture Point Usage

headache, ear redness and swelling, swelling and pain of eye, toothache, etc.


Migraine, mumps, etc.

SJ 20 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

For clearing heat

Press SJ 20(Jiaosun) point with the pad of thumb for 1 to 3 minutes, once a day in the morning and evening, which is beneficial for clearing away heat and swelling and relieving pain.

For stomatitis

Pressing Zhongchong point is beneficial for treating stomatitis, When massage zhongchong point that exhale slowly and forcefully press for 6 seconds,repeat it 10 times for each side; then massage SJ 20( Jiaosun) point for 3 minutes,do it 3 times a day,and drink a certain amount of supplementary medicine. which can cure stomatitis.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion on SJ 20(Jiaosun)point for 5 to 10 minutes,or 3 to 5 unit.

Compatibility of SJ 20 points

Combined with Zulinqi and Shuaigu point to treat dizziness;

Combined with Tinggong and Yifeng point to treat swelling and pain of ear;

Combined with Taiyang, Touwei and Taichong point to treat migraine.