ST-41 (Jie Xi) Ravine Divide
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ST-41 (Jie Xi) Ravine Divide

Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Fire Point

Actions:

  • Clears heat from the Stomach channel and fu
  • Calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Pain of the ankle joint, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities, epilepsy, headache, dizziness and vertigo, abdominal distension. constipation.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the ankle, level with the prominence of the lateral malleolus, in a depression between the tendons of extensor hallucis longus and extensor digitorum longus.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the dorsum of the foot, at the midpoint of the transverse crease of the ankle joint, in the depression between the tendons of m. extensor digitorum longus and hallucis longus, approximately at the level of the tip of the external malleolus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.