Point Localization: 9 cun below the lower border of the patella, one finger width lateral from the anterior border of the tibia.

TCM Actions: Regulates Small Intestine. Eliminates Damp Heat. Eliminates Wind-Damp.

Indications: Abdominal pain. Diarrhea. Wei and Bi syndrome in the legs. Leg paralysis. Restless legs. Problems in the small intestine. Borborygmos. Flatulence. Damp Heat in the Small Intestine. Cloudy and dark urine. fecess with mucus.

Target area: Legs.

Point Name and Meaning: Xiajuxu – Lower Great Emptiness

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: Lower He (sea) of Small Intestine. He (sea) of Blood (Xue).

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

ST39-Xiajuxu-acupuncture-point.png

 

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