The acupuncture point "SP 2" , 大都, is represented by "Dadu" in pinyin and "Great Metropolis" in english and may be found:
On medial side of big toe, distal and inferior to the 1st metatarsaldigital joint in a depression at the juncture of the red and white skin.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Sp 2 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. SP2, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat