Point Localization: 3 cun directly below SP9.

TCM Actions: Harmonizes the Spleen. Resolve dampness. Regulates Qi and Blood (Xue). Regulates the Uterus. Remove obstructions from the channel. Stops pain. Analgesia. Stops bleeding.

Indications: Abdominal distension. Abdominal pain. Poor appetite. Irregular menstruation. Painful and excessive menstruation. Abdominal masses in women (Zheng Jia). Blood in feces.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Diji – Earth Pivot

Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

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.