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Spleen Locations

AcuPoint Point Location Point Summary
SP 1*** On the medial side of the great toe, .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail. any defic. SP bleeding; obsessing insomnia; dream disturbed sleep
SP 2** On the medial side of the great toe, distal and inferior to the first metatarso-digital joint, at the junction of the red and white skin.  
SP 3*** Proximal and inferior to the to the head of the first metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin. SP dampness from defic; source point
SP 4**** In the depression distal and inferior to the base of the first metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red and nd white skin. moving; moves fullness; irregular menstruation; gastric pain; vomiting; excess abdominal pain; bleeding with blood stasis; masses with blood stasis
SP 5* In the depression distal and inferior to the medial malleolus, midway between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the tip of the medial malleolus.  
SP 6**** 3 cun directly above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the posterior border of the medial aspect of the tibia. yin point; gyn point; strengthen SP, KD, yin, blood; moving in lower abdomen; calms the mind; all reproductive issues
SP 7* 3 cun above SP 6, on the line joining the tip of the medial malleoulus and SP 9. local
SP 8** 3 cun below Sp 9, on the line joining the tip of the medial malleolus and SP 9. xi cleft; moving in lower abdomen; stuck blood; channel obstruction; with SP 4 and ST 29 and SP 6
SP 9**** On the lower border of the condyle of the tibia, in the depression on the medial border of the tibia. damp; diuretic point; tonifying damp and yang; all damp things; with CV 9 as diuretic
SP 10**** When the knee is flexed, the point is 2 cun above the mediosuperior border of the patella, on the bulge of the medial portion of the muscle quadriceps femoris. skin; blood wind, heat; dry blood; with LI 11, BL 17, BL 40
SP 11* 6 cun above SP 10%, on the line drawn from SP 10% to SP 12. local
SP 12* Superior to the lateral end of the groove, on the lateral side of the femoral artery, at the level of the upper border of the symphisis pubis, 3.5 cun lateral to CV 2. local
SP 13* .7 cun laterosuperior to SP 12, 4 cun lateral to the Ren meridian. local
SP 14* 1.3 cun below SP 15, 4 cun lateral to the Ren meridian, on the lateral side of the muscle rectus abdominis. local
SP 15** 4 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus, lateral to the muscle rectus abdominus. secondary chronic deficient diarrhea point;
SP 16* 3 cun above SP 15, 4 cun lateral to CV 11. local
SP 17* In the 5th intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the Ren meridian. local
SP 18* In the 4th intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the Ren meridian. local
SP 19* IN the 3rd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the Ren meridian. local
SP 20* In the 2nd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the Ren meridian. local
SP 21** On the mid-axillary line, 6 cun below the axilla, midway between the axilla and the free end of the 11th rib. whole body achy and weak

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