( SP-8 Earth Pivot DIJI - Acupuncture Points ) 3 cun distal to the junction of the shaft and the medial condyle of the tibia (➞ SP-9), at the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia.
How to find
Measure 1 handbreadth directly inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia (➞SP-9). SP-8 is located 3 cun distal to ➞SP-9 on the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia, on a line connecting
➞ SP-9 and the highest prominence of the medial malleolus.
Vertically 1–1.5 cun
● Regulates the uterus and the Blood
● Regulates the Spleen and eliminates Dampness
Xi-cleft point. Important point for acute dysmenorrhoea, often used in combination with ➞ L.I.-4.
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