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.


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


Strengthens the spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.


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


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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