Point Localization: In a depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula

TCM Actions: Smooths the flow of Liver Qi. Resolves Heat-Dampness in the Liver and Gallbladder. Remove obstruction from the channel. Benefits the tendons.

Indications: Stagnation of Liver Qi. Abdominal, epigastric and hypochondrium distension. Nausea. Vomiting. Irritability. Bad temper. Depression. Sigh. Bitter taste. Difficulty digesting fat. Heaviness. Tension on the tendons. Muscle stiffness. Sciatica. Cramp. Spasms. Legs Bi syndrome. Muscle atrophy. Swelling, redness and pain in the knee.

Target area: Legs. Tendons.

Point Name and Meaning: Yanglingquan – Yang Hill Spring

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: He (sea). Earth. Hui (gathering) of Tendons.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.