Huizong ST-7 Acupuncture Point

Huizong ST-7

Chinese: 会宗

Pinyin: Huì Zōng

Location

3 cun proximal to the dorsal wrist joint space and 0.5 cun ulnar to the forearm center. 

How to locate

First identify Yangchi TB-4. Move the wrist in a relaxed way so that the joint space is more visible. TB-4 is located laterally to the joint space midpoint, in the depression between the tendons of the extensor digitorum and extensor digiti minimi muscle, which continues to the litter finger. 

Huizong TB-7 is located 3 cun above Yangchi TB-4 and 0.5 cun ulnar to the forearm center. 

Zhigou TB-6 is at the same level but 0.5 cun towards the radius. 

 

Main actions

  1. Removes Obstructions from the Channel
  2. Benefits the ears

Needling

Vertically or obliquely up to 1.5 cun

Commentary for Huizong ST-7

Like all Accumulation-Xi points, Huizong ST-7 is able to stop pain in acute and Excess patterns. It is mostly used for pain and disorders in arm, shoulder, elbow and fingers by removing Obstructions from the Channel

On top of that, it benefits the ears as well. Main indications include tinnitus, deafness and ear pain.