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English: Grasping the Wind
Also Known As: Natural Wind
Holds Wind
Watching Wind
Holding Wind
  • In the center of the suprascapular fossa, directly above SI-11 Tianzong. When the arm is lifted, the point is at the site of the depression.
  • In the middle of the suprascapular fossa, between SI-13 Quyuan and LI-16 Jugu.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 0.7 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Oblique medial insertion towards the spine, 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Caution: deep perpendicular insertion, especially in thin patients carries a substantial risk of causing a pneumothorax.
  • Straight insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Meeting point of the Gall Bladder, Large Intestine and San Jiao channels
  • Expels Wind
  • Benefits the shoulder and scapula
  • Inability to lift the arms
  • Chest problems
  • Confusion from thinking too fast
  • All shoulder and scapular problems
  • Shoulder and arm neuralgia and numbness
  • Cough with stubborn Phlegm
  • Soreness and pain of the back of the shoulder
  • Pain in the scapular region
  • Numbness and aching of the upper extremities
  • Motor impairment of the shoulder and arm
  • Stiff neck with inability to turn the head
  • Inflammation of the supraspinatus tendon.




Pain of the shoulder with inability to raise the arm



  • This is a Wind control point.