SP 10 Acupuncture Point - Xue Hai - Spleen Meridian
- Chinese Name Xuehai
English Name Sea of Blood
Location: With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior medial border of the patella on the bulge of the medial portion of quadriceps femoris (vastus medialis).
- Actions & Effects:
- Any Gynecological issues originating from Blood, Heat, Stasis a/or Deficiency - irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, cramping, lin disorders, PMS, uterine bleeding.
- Skin problems from damp-heat or hot Blood - eczema, painful/hot sores.
- Genital issues - pain/swelling/itching of the scrotum/genitals.
Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Any blood issues, although the huatuo of T1 and T7 are used more often.
Spleen Meridian Points (21):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
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