TE 1 Acupuncture Point

San Jiao 1, Triple Burner 1, or Triple Warmer 1, Abbreviated as TE 1 or TB 1, or SJ 1, Transliterated Guanchong in Chinese, Surge Gate in English.

TE 1 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the ulnar side of the distal phalanx of the ring finger, 0.1 cun distance from the nail.

TE 1 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Febrile disease, loss of consciousness
  • Sore throat
  • Headache, redness of the eye, deafness

TE 1 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, dispels Wind, benefits the throat, eyes and ears, resuscitates.


Jing-Well point of the San Jiao Meridian


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.