SP15 (Spleen 15) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Daheng
English Name: Big Horizontal Stroke

Location: 4 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus, lateral to the rectus abdominis muscle.


Point of Yin Linking Vessel.


Strengthens the Spleen, strengthens the limbs, resolves damp, regulates qi, stop pain, promotes the function of the large intestine.


Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentry, constipation.


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 Spleen channel:

(SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4, SP5, SP6, SP7, SP8, SP9, SP10, SP11, SP12, SP13, SP14, SP15, SP16, SP17, SP18, SP19, SP20, SP21)

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