Sanjiaojiu EX-CA Acupuncture Point

Sanjiaojiu EX-CA

Chinese: 三角灸

Pinyin: Sān Jiǎo Jiǔ

Location

This is a group of three points on the lower abdomen. They form an equilateral triangle with Shenque REN-8 (the umbilicus) as the apex. 

 

How to locate

This is a group of three points on the lower abdomen. They form an equilateral triangle with Shenque REN-8 (the umbilicus) as the apex. 

The sides are equal to the length of the patient's smile. These points are located at the three points of the triangle.

Main actions

Regulates Qi

Indications

Needling

Moxibustion only, no needling.

Commentary for Sanjiaojiu EX-CA

Sanjiaojiu EX-CA are modern TCM points. They are mainly used to regulate Qi in the Lower Burner so as to stop diarrhoea.