Si 5 Acupuncture Point

Small intestine 5, Abbreviated as Si 5, Transliterated Yanggu in Chinese, Yang Valley in English.

Si 5 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the ulnar aspect of the wrist, in the depression between the styloid process of the ulna and the triquetral bone.

Si 5 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Neck pain, pain of the hand and wrist
  • Febrile diseases

Si 5 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, clears the meridian, reduces swelling.


Jing-River point of the Small Intestine Meridian


Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.