Spleen 21 (SP 21)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Dabao, General Control (Great Embracement)
On the mid-axillary line, 6 cun below the axilla, midway between the acilla and the free end of the eleventh rib.
Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.
Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.
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