Small intestine 1, Abbreviated as Si 1, Transliterated Shaoze in Chinese, Lesser Marsh in English.
Si 1 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the ulnar side of the distal phalanx of the little finger, about 0.1 cun (finger cun) distance from the corner of the nail.
Si 1 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Febrile diseases, apoplexy, loss of consciousness
- Insufficient lactation, acute mastitis
- Sore throat, conjunctivitis, headache
Si 1 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Resuscitates, promotes lactation, opens orifices, clears Heat.
Jing-Well point of the Small Intestine Meridian
Si 1 is an empirical point for insufficient lactation. Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.