Spleen 09 (SP 9)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yinlingquan, Yin Mound Spring
On the lower border of the medial condyle of the tibia, in the depression on the medial border of the tibia.
Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, jaundice, dysuria, enuresis, incontinence of urine, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, knee pain.
Resolves dampness, benefits the lower burner, benefits urination, removes obstructions from the channel.
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