Si 8 Acupuncture Point

Small intestine 8, Abbreviated as Si 8, Transliterated Xiaohai in Chinese, Small Sea in English.

Si 8 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the medial aspect of the elbow, in the depression between the olecranon of the ulna and the medial epicondyle of the humerus.

Si 8 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Pain in the elbow and arm
  • Epilepsy

Si 8 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Activates the meridian, alleviates pain, clears Heat and Damp-Heat.


He-Sea point of the Small Intestine Meridian


He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.