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TRANSLATION:Great Hill; Big Mound
TYPE:Jing-well, Wood, Horary
LOCATION:On the dorsal aspect of the big toe, at the junction of lines drawn along the lateral border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately .1 cun from the corner of the nail
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° proximal insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun or prick to bleed
TCM ACTION:Regulates Qi in the Lower Jiao, treats Shan disorder and alleviates pain, benefits the genitals and adjusts urination, regulates, tonifies and spreads Liver Qi and stops menstrual bleeding, revives consciousness and calms the spirit (Shen)
INDICATIONS:Shan disorder, hypogastric pain, pain of the umbilicus, abdominal distention and swelling, constipation, heat of the lower abdomen, painful retention of urine, pain in the genitals, blood in the urine, the five types of painful urinary dysfunction, enuresis, frequent urination, irregular menstruation, ceaseless uterine bleeding, loss of consciousness from Windstroke, acute and chronic childhood fright wind, excessive fright and little strength, great fear as if seeing ghosts, mania-depression, worry and oppression, bitter taste in the mouth, sighing, somnolence, ceaseless nosebleed, pain, inflammation and swelling of the genitalia, constipation, excessive perspiration, blood in the urine or stool, fainting
WESTERN USES:Metrorrhagia, menorrhagia, uterine prolapse, epilepsy, testicular mumps, testicular contracture, cystitis, urinary incontinence, hematuria, hernia, pruritis vulva