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ST-44 (Nei Ting) Inner Court

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Water Point
  • Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star Point

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Stomach channel and alleviates pain
  • Harmonizes the intestines and clears damp-heat
  • Calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Toothache, pain in the face, deviation of the mouth, sore throat, epistaxis, gastric pain, acid regurgitation, abdominal distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the foot, febrile diseases.

Location

CAM:
  • Proximal to the web margin between the 2nd and 3rd toes, in the depression distal and lateral to the 2nd metatarsodigital joint.
AMOA:
  • On the dorsum of the foot, between the second and third toes, 0.5 cun proximal to the margin of the web.

Needling Method:

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

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