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Lung Channel Lg. Intestine Channel Stomach Channel Spleen Channel Heart Channel Small Intestine Bladder Channel Kidney Channel Pericardium Channel San Jiao Channel Gall Bladder Channel Liver Channel Ren Mai (Conception) Du Mai (Governing) The Extra Points

ST-39 (Xia Ju Xu) Lower Great Hollow

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Point of the Sea and Blood


  • Moves Small Intestine Qi and transforms stagnation
  • Regulates and harmonizes the intestines and clears damp-heat
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain


  • Lower abdominal pain, backache referring to the testis, mastitis, numbness and paralysis of the lower extremities.


  • 9 cun below Dubi (ST-35), and one finger breadth (middle finger) from the anterior border of the tibia.
  • On the lower leg, 3 cun inferior to Shangjuxu ST-37, one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia.

Needling Method:

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

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