( LIV-4 Middle Seal ZHONGFENG - Acupuncture Points ) 1 cun anterior to the prominence of the medial malleolus, medial to the tendon of the tibialis anterior muscle.
How to find
Even with slight dorsiflexion of the ankle, the tendon of the tibialis anterior muscle will become more pronounced on the medial aspect of the ankle. LIV-4 is located between the tendon and the prominence of the medial malleolus, in a depression over the palpable joint space.
➞ ST-41 is also located over the joint space (on the midpoint of its anterior aspect); ➞ SP-5 lies only slightly distal to ➞ LIV-4 at the junction of a vertical line along the anterior border and a horizontal line along the lower border of the medial malleolus.
Vertically 0.3–0.5 cun
● Opens the channel, promotes the flow of Liver Qi, regulates the Lower Burner
Jing-river point, Metal point.
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