SP-05 (Shang Qiu) Shang Hill

SP-05 (Shang Qiu) Shang Hill

Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin

  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-River & Metal Point

Actions:

  • Fortifies the Spleen and resolves dampness
  • Benefits the sinews and bones
  • Calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, pain and rigidity of the tongue, pain in the foot and ankle, hemorrhoid.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the medial side of the ankle, in the depression which lies at the junction of straight lines drawn along the anterior and inferior borders of the medial malleolus.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the depression distal and inferior to the medial malleolus, midway between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the tip of the medial malleolus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.2-0.3 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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