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LIV-03 (Tai Chong) Great Surge

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Liver Channel of Foot Jue Yin
  • Yuan (Source) Point
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Shu-Stream & Earth Point
  • Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star Point

Common and Key Uses:

  • Promotes the free flow of Liver Qi

Actions:

  • Spreads Liver Qi
  • Subdues Liver yang and extinguishes wind
  • Nourishes Liver blood and Liver yin
  • Clears the head and eyes
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Regulates the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness and vertigo, insomnia, congestion, swelling and pain of the eye, depression, infantile convulsion, deviation of the mouth, pain in the hypochondriac region, uterine bleeding, hernia, enuresis, retention of urine, epilepsy, pain in the anterior aspect of the medial malleolus.

Location

CAM:
  • On the dorsum of the foot, in the depression distal to the junction of the first and second metatarsal bones.
AMOA:
  • On the dorsum of the foot, in the hollow distal to the junction of the first and second metatarsal bones.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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