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SP-07 (Lou Gu) Leaking Valley

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin

Actions:

  • Fortifies the Spleen and resolves dampness
  • Promotes urination and disperses swelling

Indications:

  • Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

Location

CAM:
  • 6 cun from the tip of the medial malleolus, on the line connecting the tip of the medial malleolus and Yinlingquan (SP-9), posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
AMOA:
  • On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun superior to Sanyinjiao SP-6, in a depression just posterior to the medial crest of the tibia.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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