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.

Nature:

Point of Yin Linking Vessel.

Functions:

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

Indications:

Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentry, constipation.

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 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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