Liver 01 (LIV 1)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Dadun, Big Thick (Large Pile)
On the lateral side of the dorsum of the terminal phalanx of the great toe, between the lateral corner of the nail and the interphalangeal joint.
Hernia, enuresis, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, epilepsy.
Regulates menses, resolves damp-heat, promotes smooth flow of Liver Qi, resores consciousness.
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