Point Localization: 3 cun directly above the tip of the medial malleoulus on the posterior border of the tibia.

TCM Actions: Strengthens the Spleen. Resolve dampness. Stimulates the function of the liver. Smooths the flow of Liver Qi. Tonifies Kidney. Nourishes the Blood (Xue) and Yin. Benefits urination. Regulates uterus and menstruation. Moves the Blood (Xue) and eliminates stasis. Cools the blood. Stops pain. Analgesia. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Deficient Spleen and Stomach. Heaviness. Edema. Fullness and abdominal distension. Cold abdomen. Belly button pain. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Tinnitus. Irregular menstruation. Infertility. Excessive and painful menstruation. Retention of lochia and dead fetus. Abdominal masses. Difficult urination. Enuresis. Cloudy urine. Seminal emissions. Impotence. Sexual hyperactivity. Pain in the penis. Contracted testicles. Palpitation. Insomnia. Gallbladder deficiency. Shyness. Irritability. Softened feces. Bleeding in the intestines and uterus. Vaginal secretion. Humidity in the lower burner. Night sweating. Sensation of heat. Dry mouth. Prostate problems.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Sanyinjiao – Three Yin Meeting

Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen

Categories: Meeting point of the three Yin of the leg.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.