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Spleen 07 (SP 7)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Longu, Leaking Valley

Location
3 cun above Sanyinjiao (SP 6), on the line joining the tip of the medial malleolus and Yinlingquan (SP 9).

Indications
Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

Traditional Action
Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

OíConnor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.