LIV-04 (Zhong Feng) Mound Center
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LIV-04 (Zhong Feng) Mound Center

Acupuncture Points on the Liver Channel of Foot Jue Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Metal Point

Actions:

  • Spreads Liver Qi and regulates the lower jiao
  • Clears Liver channel stagnant heat

Indications:

  • Hernia, pain in the external genitalia, nocturnal emission, retention of urine, distending pain in the hypochondrium.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the ankle, anterior to the prominence of the medial malleolus, in the significant depression just medial to the tendon of tibialis anterior when the ankle is extended (dorsiflexed).
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Anterior to the medial malleolus, midway between Shangqiu (SP-5) and Jiexi (ST-41), in the depression on the medial side of the tendon of m. tibialis anterior.

Needling Method:

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