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Spleen 10 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Xue Hai - Sea of Blood (Chong Mai)

Caution: None

Foot Tai Yin

2

Spleen 10 - Location

4 cun superior to the knee crease (i.e. 2 cun superior to the patella) on a line superior to SP-9, in the hollow of vastus medialis muscle.

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Spleen 10 - Features

Receives a vessel from Chong Mai

Works on Heart (Fire Qi)

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Spleen 11 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ji Men - Winnower Gate

Caution: None

Foot Tai Yin

5

Spleen 11 - Location

10 cun superior to the knee crease on a curving line from SP-10 to SP-12

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Spleen 11 - Features

*Su Wen Ch.20: Point of Man of the lower region in the Nine Continents pulse picture.

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Spleen 12 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Chong Men - Rushing Gate

Caution: Avoid Blood Vessel

Foot Tai Yin

8

Spleen 12 - Location

Approximately 3.5 cun lateral to the midline, level with the superior border of the symphysis pubis, just lateral to the femoral artery

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Spleen 12 - Features

Meets the Liver Meridian
Meets the Spleen Divergent Meridian

Has a strong effect on the Yuan Qi

*Tonifies Yin (vB)
*Meets Spleen Separate Meridian (vB)

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Spleen 13 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Fu She - Abode Of The Fu

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa

Foot Tai Yin

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Spleen 13 - Location

4 cun lateral to the anterior midline, 0.7 cun superior to SP-12

12

Spleen 13 - Features

Point of Yin Wei Mai.
Meets the Liver Meridian
Meridian continues to SP-14 via Ren-3 and Ren-4

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Spleen 14 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Fu Jie - Abdomen Knot

Caution: None

Foot Tai Yin

14

Spleen 14 - Location

4 cun lateral to the anterior midline, 1.3 cun inferior to SP-15

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Spleen 14 - Features

None

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Spleen 15 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Da Heng - Big Horizontal

Caution: None

Foot Tai Yin

17

Spleen 15 - Location

4 cun lateral to Ren-8

18

Spleen 15 - Features

Point of Yin Wei Mai
Branch via Ren-10 to SP-16

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Spleen 16 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Fu Ai - Abdomen Sorrow

Caution: None

Foot Tai Yin

20

Spleen 16 - Location

4 cun lateral to the anterior midline, level with Ren-11, 3 cun superior to SP-15 (notch below rib)

21

Spleen 16 - Features

Point of Yin Wei Mai
Branch via GB-24 and LV-14 to SP-17 therefore influences the Wood element

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Spleen 17 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Shi Dou - Food Cavity

Caution: Avoid deep insertion

Foot Tai Yin

23

Spleen 17 - Location

6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, in the 5th intercostal space

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Spleen 17 - Features

None

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Spleen 18 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Tian Xi - Celestial Ravine

Caution: Avoid deep insertion

Foot Tai Yin

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Spleen 18 - Location

6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, in the 4th intercostal space

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Spleen 18 - Features

None

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Spleen 19 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Xiong Xiang - Chest Village

Caution: Avoid deep insertion

Foot Tai Yin

29

Spleen 19 - Location

6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, in the 3rd intercostal space

30

Spleen 19 - Features

None

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Spleen 20 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Zhou Rong - Complete Nourishing / Construction

Caution: Avoid deep insertion

Foot Tai Yin

32

Spleen 20 - Location

6 cun lateral to the anterior midline, in the 2nd intercostal space

33

Spleen 20 - Features

A vessel goes to LU-1 to reunite Tai Yin

Meeting Point of Pre-natal and Post-Natal Qi

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Spleen 21 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Da Bao - Big Wrapping

Caution: Forbidden in pregnancy

Foot Tai Yin

35

Spleen 21 - Location

On the mid-axillary line, in the 7th intercostal space. (Some sources place this point in the 6th intercostal space others midway between the axillae and the tip of the eleventh rib)

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Spleen 21 - Features

Great Luo Point of the Spleen (spreads through the chest and lateral costal region)
Point of Exit (Goes to HT-1)

*The ramifications of the Great Luo serve to provide the Jin-Ye from the Stomach to all parts of the body.
*The ramifications are in connection with all the longitudinal Luo meridians.