SP21 (Spleen 21) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Dabao
English Name: General Control

Location: On the lateral side of the chest and on the middle axillary line, in the 6th intercostal space.

Nature:

Central connecting point.

Functions:

Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.

Indications:

Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.

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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