Sidu Acupoint:SJ 9 Acupuncture Point Or San Jiao 9

SJ 9 Acupuncture Point(Sidu) belong to the San Jiao Meridian of Hand-Shaoyang, which is commonly used for relieving sore throat, deafness, toothache, migraine, neurasthenia, dizziness, nephritis, etc.

SJ 9 Acupuncture Point Location

7 cun above SJ 4, 5 cun below the olecranon, between the radius and ulna on the ulnar side of the forearm.

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What is the meaning of Sidu

SiDu:Si,four,refer to some quantity Du,small ditches. The name of Sidu means that the Qi of San Jiao Meridian turns to the water of the ground due to heat cooling. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from SJ 8 point(Sanyangluo),some part of qi turns to the water of the ground due to heat cooling,and forms a few small ditches that overflow out of this point, hence the name.

SJ 9 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • sore throat, deafness, toothache,
  • migraine, neurasthenia, dizziness, nephritis, etc.

SJ 9 Acupuncture Point therapy

Massage therapy

Press SJ 9 pint(Sidu) with your thumb for about 200 times, or press  it for 3 to 5 minutes,it can treat arm soreness.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion on SJ 9 for 5 to 10 minutes or 3 -5 unit.

SJ 9 point Compatibility

Combined with Sanyangluo and Yangxi point to treat discomfort of the upper limbs;

Combined with Sanyangluo, Xiaoluo, Jianliao, Tianliao, and Jianwaishu point to treat shoulder and arm pain.

Combined with Yifeng,Tinghui, Tianyong, Zhongzhu, Xiaxi point to treat sudden loss of hear caused by San Jiao fire.

Combined with Tiantu, Lianquan, Waiguan, Yemen,Xingjian point to treat sudden loss of voice caused by wind-heat etc.

Combined with Jiache, Xiaguan, Waiguan, Hegu point to treat toothache.

Combined with Quchi, Shousanli, Hegu point to treat elbow and arm pain caused by obstruction of meridians.