Sifeng EX-UE10 : Location, Functions, Indication, Method



English Name/Meaning: Four Seams
Chinese Name: 四缝
Chinese Pinyin: Si-feng


On the palmar surface, in the midpoint of the transverse creases of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the index, middle, ring and little fingers. One hand has four points, both hands have a total of eight points.

Function and Indications of Sifeng :

Harmonises the Qi flow between upper and middle burners so is beneficial for malnutrition and indigestion syndrome in children.
Also benefits whooping cough.

Method :

Prick to cause bleeding; or prick, then squeeze out a small amount viscous fluid.


Especial use for children with malnutrition or parasites.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.