San Zhong or Three Weights
San Zhong or Three Weights 77.05-.07 (Young)
This is a 3 point unit on the Gallbladder channel of the lower leg. Master Tung’s points for the Gb channel, however area not located posterior to the fibula, but anterior to it – between the posterior edge of the tibia and the anterior margin of the fibula.
Yi Zhong (1st Weight) 77.05: Gb 39
Er Zhong (2nd Weight) 77.06: 2 cun proximal to Gb 39
San Zhong (3rd Weight) 77.07: 2 cun proximal to 2nd point
Best Clinical Use
- Neck pain along the Gallbladder channel.
Needle it perpendicularly 1/2 to 1 cun in depth.
Dr. Robert Chu recommends 1/2 cun and says you don’t need to force the Qi to come with manipulation. In my experience I’ve found he’s right. I sometimes needle Ling Gu and Da Bai on the unaffected side and then these points on the affected side.