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21 Cards in this Set

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SP 7
3 cun superior to SP 6, in a depression just posterior to the medial crest of the tibia
SP 8
3 cun inferior to SP 9
regulates menses, invigorates Blood
SP 9
Angle of the medial condyle of the tibia and the posterior border of the tibia
Water on Earth, Grandchild
#1 for damp
strengthen/regulate SP
distension, borborygmus, anorexia, loose stools
edema, urine retention
SP 10
2 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella, in a depression in the bulge of the vastus medialis
invigorates blood
regulates menses
cools blood, tonifies blood
rashes, urticaria, herpes, vaginal discharge
stasis, dys-/a-menorrhea
SP 11
6 cun superior to SP 10, on the line from 10 to 12
SP 12
3.5 cun lateral to Ren 12, on the lateral side of the femoral artery
SP 13
0.7 cun superior and 0.5 lateral to SP 12
4.3 cun inferior to SP 14, 4 cun lateral to the midline
SP 14
1.3 cun inferior to SP 15, 4 cun lateral to the midline
SP 15
4 cun lateral to the umbilicus, on the lateral border of the rectus abdominus
Regulates LI
Constipation, abdominal distension
SP 16
3 cun superior to SP 15
SP 17
5th ICS, 6 cun lateral to the midline
SP 18
4th ICS, 6 cun lateral to the midline
SP 19
3rd ICS, 6 cun lateral to the midline
SP 20
2nd ICS, 6 cun lateral to the midline
SP 21
Mid-axillary line, 7th ICS
Great Luo-Connecting point of the SP
Controls all Luo vessels
regulates Qi/Blood
General/whole-body pain/aching
local chest pain
SP 1
0.1 cun from the intersection of the lines drawn along the medial side and base of the big toe nail
Wood on Earth, Grandparent
Stops bleeding, regulates blood
heavy menses
SP 2
Distal to the head of the 1st metatarsal bone
Fire on Earth, Parent
Tonify Earth/SP
SP 3
Proximal to the head of the 1st metatarsal bone
Earth on Earth, Horary
Tonify Earth/SP
Tonify Qi/Blood
Tonify Metal/LU (Earth -> Metal)
Any organ/channel problem
Borborygmus, distention, anorexia, loose stools, gastric pain
SP Qi deficiency
SP 4
Distal to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone
Luo-Connecting Point
Master of Chong
Regulate Chong/Blood
Fortifies SP
Harmonizes SP/ST
Benefits HT
Gastric pain, borborygmus, distention, blood or undigested food in stool, no pleasure in eating
irregular menses, manic-depression, insomnia
SP 5
Anterior and inferior to the medial malleolus
Metal on Earth, Child
Resolves damp
Indolence, lethargy, excessive eating
SP 6
3 cun superior to the medial malleolus, close to the medial crest of the tibia
Meeting of SP/LV/KD channels
Harmonize SP/LV/KD
Drain damp
Tonify SP Qi, SP/ST
LV Qi stagnation
Tonifies KD
Nourishes Blood, Yin
Nourishes menstrual blood, regulates menses
Moves/cools blood
Regulates urination