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SP-08 (Di Ji) Earth's Crux

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin
  • Xi (Cleft) Point

Actions:

  • Regulates menstruation and invigorates blood
  • Harmonizes the Spleen and resolves dampness
  • Moderates acute conditions

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, edema, dysuria, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun below Yinlingquan (SP-9), on the line connecting Yinlingquan (SP-9) and the medial malleolus.
AMOA:
  • On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun inferior to Yinlingquan SP-9, 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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