Stomach 40 (ST 40)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Fenglong, Abundant Bulge
8 cun superior to the external malleolus about one finger breadth lateral to Tiaokou (ST 38).
Headache, dizziness and vertigo, cough, asthma, excessive sputum, pain in the chest, constipation, mania, epilepsy, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain, swelling or paralysis of the lower extremities.
Resolves phlegm and damp, calms asthma, clears heat, calms and clears the mind, opens the chest.
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