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TRANSLATION:Lower Great Emptiness
TYPE:Lower He-sea of Small Intestine, Sea of Blood
LOCATION:3 cun below ST 37, midway between ST 35 and ST 41, one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun
TCM ACTION:Moves Small Intestine Qi and transforms stagnation, regulates and harmonizes the intestines and clears Damp-Heat, activates the channel and alleviates pain
INDICATIONS:Lower abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery disorder, insufficiency of Small Intestine Qi, painful obstruction and atrophy disorder of the lower limb and leg, atrophy disorder of the foot, acute intestinal obstruction, back pain radiating to the testicles, dyspnea, cough, drains excess Yang Qi to the legs, painful throat obstruction, hypersalivation, dry lips, generalized pain, madness, no perspiration, hair loss
POINT COMBINATIONS:ST 25 + ST 36 + ST 37 + ST 39 for purges the intestines