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SP-13 (Fu She) Bowel Abode

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin
  • Meeting Point of the Spleen and Liver Channels with the Yin Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Regulates Qi and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun below the centre of the umbilicus, 0.7 cun superior to Chongmen (SP-12), 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
AMOA:
  • On the lower abdomen, 0.7 cun superior and 0.5 cun lateral to Chongmen SP-12, 4 cun lateral to the midline. This point is also defined as lying 4.3 cun inferior to Daheng SP-15.

Needling Method:

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

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