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SP-15 (Da Heng) Great Horizontal

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

Actions:

  • Moves Qi and regulates the intestines

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun lateral to the centre of the umbilicus, lateral to m. rectus abdominis.
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, in the depression at the lateral border of the rectus abdominis muscle level with the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.7-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.

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