ST-36 (Zu San Li) Leg Three Li

ST-36 (Zu San Li) Leg Three Li

Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming

  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  He-Sea & Earth Point
  • Gao Wu Command Point, Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star Point, Point of the Sea of Water and Grain

Common and Key Uses:

  • Disorders of the lower limbs

Actions:

  • Harmonizes the Stomach
  • Fortifies the Spleen and resolves dampness
  • Supports the correct Qi and fosters the original Qi
  • Tonifies Qi and nourishes blood and yin
  • Clears fire and calms the spirit
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Revives the yang and restores consciousness

Indications:

  • Gastric pain, vomiting hiccup, abdominal distension, borborygmus, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, mastitis, enteritis, aching of the knee joint and leg, beriberi, edema, cough, asthma, emaciation due to general deficiency, indigestion, apoplexy, hemiplegia, dizziness, insomnia, mania.

Pont Location:

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.

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