SP 5 Acupuncture Point - Shang Qiu - Spleen Meridian

  • Chinese Name Shangqiu
  • English Name Shang Hill
     
  • Location: In a depression distal and inferior to the medial malleolus midway between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the tip of the medial malleolus.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Jing River Point
  • Metal Point
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Tonifies the spleen and resolves dampness - lethargy, desire to lie down, abdominal distention.
  • Calms the spirit - manic depression, anxiety, excessive thinking.
  • Speech disorders, stiffness at root of tongue.
     
  • 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

Sources and More Information

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