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Liver 03 (LIV 3)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Taichong, Bigger Rushing (Great Surge)

Location

On the dorsum of the foot, in the depression distal to the junction of the first and second metatarsal bones.

Indications

Headache, dizziness and vertigo, insomnia, congestion, swelling and pain of the eye, depression, infantile convulsion, deviation of mouth, pain in the hypochondriac region, uterine bleeding, hernia, enuresis, retention of urine, epilepsy, pain in the anterior aspect of the medial malleolus.

Traditional Action

Subdues Liver yang, expels interior wind, promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, calms the mind, calms spasms.