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English: Branch of the Upright
Also Known As: Branch of Uprightness
Center of Branches
Upright Branch
Branch Straight
Point of Balance
Correct Limb
Correction of the Limbs
Branch from the Main
Branch to Heart Channel
  • On the line connecting SI-5 Yanggu and SI-8 Xiaohai, 5 cun above SI-5 Yanggu at the posterior margin of the ulna.
  • On the line connecting SI-5 Yanggu and SI-8 Xiaohai, 5 cun proximal to the dorsal crease of the wrist.
  • On the line connecting SI-5 Yanggu and SI-8 Xiaohai, 5 cun proximal to SI-5 Yanggu, in the groove between the anterior border of the ulna and the muscle belly of the flexor carpi ulnaris.
  • Straight insertion 0.5 to 0.8 cun.
  • Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Lou-Connecting point
  • Greater Assembly point for the head and neck
  • Clears Heat from the Upper Jiao
  • Releases the Exterior
  • Removes obstruction from the channel
  • Calms the Shen
  • Activates the channel
  • Alleviates pain
  • Benefits the finger joints
  • Neurasthenia
  • Insanity (calm or agitated)
  • Nervous breakdown
  • Anxiety
  • Tendency toward sadness
  • Weakness of the elbow
  • Thirst
  • Extremely red face
  • Inability to grasp or hold an object
  • Inability to make a fist
  • Not able to bend or stretch
  • Swollen throat
  • Spasm of the neck muscles
  • Crust on the eyelid
  • Contracture fo the elbow and arm
  • Fever with neck and lumbar pain and a desire to drink
  • Fear
  • Fright
  • Groaning
  • Small tumor of the eyes
  • Paralysis or weakness of the shoulder and neck
  • Dizziness
  • Slackness of the joints and inability to move the elbow
  • Stiff neck
  • Torticollis
  • Pain of the elbow and arm
  • Emptiness due to Wind
  • Weakness of the limbs
  • Difficulty closing the hand
  • Intermittent fevers
  • Vertigo
  • Spasms of the forearm and front of the shoulders
  • Headache
  • Psychopathic apprehension
  • Pain in the fingers
  • Severe pain in all ten fingers
  • Mental disorders
  • Headache with eye dizziness
  • All sorts of tuberculosis
  • Fevers without sweat
  • Hysteria
  • Cold shivering and fever
  • Mania-depression
  • Restless Zang disorder
  • Blurred vision
  • Superficial visual obstruction
  • Warts
  • The five taxations




Resolves thyroid Phlegm

Visual dizziness

Visual dizziness





Manic, raving fear and fright



  • This point is forbidden during the sixth month of pregnancy.
  • This is a major point for stiffness.
  • It is especially good for Exterior Heat with neck and lumbar stiffness.
  • This is considered to be an equilibrium point.
  • This point is used for lack of Fire.
  • It is used for lack of separation and secretion.
  • It activates the thyroid and affects the endocrine system.
  • This point can treat any channel as all Luo points do.
  • It is particularly good for the elbow.