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ST-40 (Feng Long) Bountiful Bulge

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Luo (Connecting) Point

Actions:

  • Transforms phlegm and dampness
  • Benefits the chest
  • Clears phlegm from the Lung and alleviates cough and wheezing
  • Clears phlegm from the Heart and calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness and vertigo, cough, asthma, excessive sputum, pain in the chest, constipation, mania, epilepsy, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain, swelling or paralysis of the lower extremities.

Location

CAM:
  • 8 cun superior to the tip of the external malleolus, lateral to Tiaokou (ST-38) about two finger-breadth lateral to the anterior border of the tibia.
AMOA:
  • On the lower leg, midway between the tibiofemoral joint line (level with the popliteal crease) and the lateral malleolus, two finger-breadths lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia (i.e. one finger-breadth lateral to Tiaokou ST-38).

Needling Method:

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

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