Sizhukong Acupoint:SJ 23 Acupuncture Point Or San Jiao 23

SJ 23 Acupuncture Point(Sizhukong) belongs to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang,which is commonly used for swelling and pain of eye, headache, toothache; eclampsia,puncture 0.5 to 1 cun.

SJ 23 Acupuncture Point Location

In a depression at the lateral end of the eyebrow.

sizhukong point

What is the meaning of Sizhukong

Sizhukong: “Sizhu”,stringed instrument,refers to the movement of Qi as if the sound is floating. “Kong”,refers to emptiness. The name of Sizhukong means that the outside cold dampness-qi of the heaven flows into the San Jiao Meridian, and then cools down to the ground. This point is the end of the San Jiao Meridian. As the Qi from SJ 22(Erheliao) point to this point is extremely deficient,It is empty, and the outside cold dampness-qi of the heaven flows into the point,the floating of Qi like a sound,hence the name.

SJ 23 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Swelling and pain of eye, Blepharospasm;
  • Headache, toothache;
  • Epilepsy.

Clinical:Facial nerve palsy, hemifacial spasm, conjunctivitis, etc.

SJ 23 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

For blood circulation

Use the pad of thumb to press SJ 23(Sizukong) point with a feeling of soreness, swelling and pain for 1 to 3 minutes each time in the morning and evening.Which can promote blood circulation,improve cell metabolism, eliminate wrinkles around the eyes.

For headache

When headache occurs,it is right to press Taiyang point to relieve it. However, if you want to relieve it more faster, Combined with SJ 23(SizhuKong) and Waiguan point more better.

First press SJ 23(Sizukong) for 1 minute,then press Taiyang point for 2 minutes; finally, press SJ 5(Waiguan) point for 3 minutes for better effect.

Compatibility of SJ 23(Sizukong) Acupoint

Combined with Tongzilian, Jingming and Cuanzhu point to treat swelling and pain of eye;

Combined with Taiyang and Waiguan point to treat migraine;

Combined with Zutonggu and Taichong point to treat epilepsy.