( SP-11 Winnowing Gate JIMEN - Acupuncture Points ) 6 cun proximal to ➞ SP-10 or 8 cun proximal to the medial upper border of the patella, at the midpoint of the femur between the sartorius and vastus lateralis muscles.
How to find
First, locate ➞ SP-10 by measuring 2 cun proximal and 1 cun medial from the medial upper border of the patella. From there, measure 6 cun vertically in a proximal direction to locate SP-11 in a depression on the lateral border of the sartorius muscle.
Or: Spreading hands technique (➞2.3.3): SP-11 is located midway between the knee joint space and ➞ SP-12 (2 cun lateral to the anterior midline, on a level with the upper border of the pubic symphysis).
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Femoral artery/vein.
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