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BL-20 (Pi Shu) Spleen Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Back Shu of the Spleen

Actions:

  • Tonifies Spleen Qi and yang
  • Resolves dampness
  • Raises Spleen Qi and holds the blood
  • Regulates and harmonizes the Qi of the middle jiao

Indications:

  • Epigastric pain, abdominal distension, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, bloody stools, profuse menstruation, edema, anorexia, backache.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Jizhong (DU-6), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the eleventh thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the eleventh thoracic vertebra (T11).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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