LIV-06 (Zhong Du) Central Metropolis
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LIV-06 (Zhong Du) Central Metropolis

Acupuncture Points on the Liver Channel of Foot Jue Yin
  • Xi (Cleft) Point

Actions:

  • Spreads Liver Qi and regulates the lower jiao
  • Regulates blood
  • Drains damp

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, hypochondriac pain, diarrhea, hernia, uterine bleeding, prolonged lochia.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 7 cun above the prominence of the medial malleolus, immediately posterior to the medial border of the tibia, in the depression between the medial border of the tibia and the gastrocnemius muscle.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 7 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the midline of the medial surface of the tibia.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.