SP-7 Dripping Valley LOUGU - Acupuncture Points

| December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments | 1,896 views

Location
SP-7 Dripping Valley LOUGU - Acupuncture Points ) 6 cun proximal to the highest prominence of the medial malleolus, on the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia.
How to find
From the highest prominence of the medial malleolus, measure 6 cun in a superior direction, where SP-7 is located at the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia. Or: Spreading hands technique (➞ 2.3.3): SP-7 is located 0.5 cun distal to the midpoint of a line connecting ➞ SP-9 (distal to the tibial condyle) and the highest prominence of the medial malleolus.
SP-6 is located midway between the tip of the malleolus and SP-7 (3 cun superior/inferior respectively).
Needling
Vertically 1–1.5 cun
Actions/Indications
● Strengthens the Spleen, drains Dampness, opens the channel
● Promotes urination

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