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LIV6 (Liver 6) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhongdu
English Name: Middle Capital

Location: 7 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the midline of the medial surface of the tibia.

Nature:

Accumulation Point

Functions:

Removes obstructions from the channel, promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, stops pain.

Indications:

Abdominal pain, hypochondriac pain, diarrhea, hernia, uterine bleeding, prolonged lochia.

References:

The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Liver channel:

(LIV1, LIV2, LIV3, LIV4, LIV5, LIV6, LIV7, LIV8, LIV9, LIV10, LIV11, LIV12, LIV13, LIV14)

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