Zhizheng SI-7

Chinese: 支正

Pinyin: Zhī Zhèng


5 cun proximal to the wrist, on the line joining Yanggu SI-5 and Xiaohai SI-8

How to locate

Apply the spreading hands technique to find the midpoint of the distance between Yanggu SI-5 and Xiaohai SI-8. First place both little fingers on SI-5 and SI-8 and span the hands evenly. The thumbs meets at the midpoint, from where measure 1 cun in a distal direction.

Xiaohai SI-8 is located between the olecranon of the ulna and the medial epicondyle of the humerus. 

Main actions

  1. Opens the Channel
  2. Calms the Mind
  3. Expels Wind-Heat
  4. Subdues Rebellious Qi


Vertically 0.5–1 cun

Commentary for Zhizheng SI-7

Like any Connecting-Luo Channel, Zhizheng SI-7 can address various Channel Obstruction issues, such as elbows, neck or fingers along the Small Intestine Channel. It is particularly effective in treating elbow contracture. 

It connects to the Heart Channel, thus has influence over the Mind. In fact, it calms the Mind and is able to ease severe anxiety and mental restlessness. 

It expels Wind-Heat as well. The typical symptoms are aversion to cold, fever, febrile disease as well as fever with neck pain.

Finally Zhizheng SI-7 subdues Rebellious Qi, so that it can treat headache, dizziness or blurred vision.