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Spleen 10 (SP 10)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xuehai, Sea of Blood

Location
When the knee is flexed, the point is 2 cun above the mediosuperior border of the patella, on the bulge of the medial portion of muscle quadriceps femoris.

Indications
Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, urticaria, eczema, erysipelas, pain in the medial aspect of the thigh.

Traditional Action
Cools the blood, removes stasis of blood, regulates menstruation, tonifies 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.