Stomach 42 (ST 42)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Chongyang, Rushing (Surging) Yang
Distal to Jiexi (ST 41), at the highest point of the dorsum of the foot, in the depression between the second and third metatarsal bones and the cuneiform bone
Pain of the upper teeth, redness and swelling of the dorsum of the foot, facial paralysis, muscular atrophy and motor impairment of the foot.
Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, calms the mind, removes obstructions from the channel.
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