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ST-43 (Xian Gu) Sunken Valley

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Shu-Stream & Wood Point


  • Regulates the Spleen and dispels edema
  • Regulates and harmonizes the Stomach and intestines


  • Facial or general edema, abdominal pain, borborygmus, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the foot.


  • In the depression distal to the junction of the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones.
  • On the dorsum of the foot, between the second and third metatarsal bones, in a depression 1 cun proximal to Neiting ST-44.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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