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TRANSLATION:Middle Metropolis
TYPE:Xi-cleft
LOCATION:7 cun above the prominence of the medial malleolus, immediately posterior to the medial crest of the tibia, in the depression between the medial crest of the tibia and the gastrocnemius muscle
NEEDLE INSERTION:a) 90° insertion, b) 45° proximal towards abdomen
NEEDLE DEPTH:a) 0.5-1.0 cun, b) 1.0-2.0 cun
TCM ACTION:Spreads Liver Qi and regulates the Lower Jiao, regulates Blood, transforms Damp-Heat and drains Damp
INDICATIONS:Shan disorder, lower abdominal pain, emaciation, flaccidity of the lower limbs, hypogastric pain, diarrhea, persistent flow of lochia, uterine bleeding, damp painful obstruction with inability to walk, flaccidity and emaciation of the legs, numbness of the body, numbness of the hands and feet, cold sensation of the lower legs with inability to stand for long, hot sensation of the soles of the feet, large stools
WESTERN USES:Hepatitis, jaundice, hernia, leucorrhea, pharyngitis
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