sp5.jpgSP5 Shang Qui Spleen 5
Shang Hill.
Jing River Point on the Spleen Channel.
Metal Point on Earth Meridian.

Location

In the depression distal and inferior to the medial malleolus, midway between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the tip of the medial malleolus.

Point Summary

Regulates The Spleen
Benefits the Tendons and Bones
Calms the Spirit
Drains Damp


Needling

Depth:

0.2-0.3 cun

Technique:

Puncture Perpendicularly

Contraindications:

None

General Indications

Functions

Local

Indications

edema; diseases of ankle and surrounding soft tissue;

Special Notes

metal point; dispersion point

Diagnostic Indications:

Abdominal Distention Abdominal Pain Ankle Conditions Appetite Excessive Borborygmus Breast Pain Constipation Diarrhea Foot Pain Gastrointestinal Disorders Hemorrhoids Indigestion Jaundice