Point Localization: With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior medial border of the patella.
TCM Actions: Cools the Blood (Xue). Invigorates the Blood (Xue) and eliminates stasis. Stops bleeding. Regulates menstruation. Nourishes the Blood (Xue). Controls the rebellion of Qi.
Indications: Urticaria. Eczema. Erysipelas. Herpes Zoster. Hot wounds. Ulcer and itching in the genitals. Acne. Boil. Irregular menstruation, painful. Amenorrhea. Uterine bleeding. Sudden uterine bleeding postpartum.
Target area: None.
Point Name and Meaning: Xuehai – Sea of Blood
Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen
Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.