SP-2 Great Metropolis DADU - Acupuncture Points

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Location
SP-2 Great Metropolis DADU - Acupuncture Points ) On the medial aspect of the big toe, at the junction of the shaft and the base of the proximal phalanx, distal to the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint.
How to find
On the medial aspect of the big toe, palpate from distal to proximal towards the metatarsophalangeal joint, until you can feel the junction of the shaft with the base of the proximal phalanx.
SP-2 is located distally to the base of the bone, which forms a distinct step, and slightly inferiorly to its outer curvature, at the border of the red and white skin (sole/dorsum of the foot).
Located in comparable positions are ➞BL-66 on the lateral border of the foot, ➞ L.I.-2 on radial aspect and ➞ S.I.-2 on the ulnar aspect of the hand.
Needling
0.2–0.5 cun vertically or obliquely, just below the lower border of the bone. Caution: Painful point.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates and supports the Spleen, harmonises the Lower Burner and clears Heat
Special features
Ying-spring point, Fire point, tonification point.

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