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SP2 (Spleen 2) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Dadu
English Name: Big Capital

Location: On the medial side of the great toe, distal and inferior to the first metatarsodigital joint, in the depression of the junction of the red and white skin.

Nature:

Ying-Spring point of the Spleen channel, Fire point, tonification point.

Functions:

Strengthens the spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.

Indications:

Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

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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