Spleen 07 (SP 7)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Longu, Leaking Valley
3 cun above Sanyinjiao (SP 6), on the line joining the tip of the medial malleolus and Yinlingquan (SP 9).
Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.
Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.
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