Point Localization: In a depression distal to the junction of the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones.
TCM Actions: Expels wind. Clears Heat. Remove channel obstruction. Regulates the intestines. Resolves edema.
Indications: Pain, swelling and stiffness in the foot. Bi syndrome caused by heat. Distention. Fullness and abdominal pain. Borborygmos. Belching. Face edema. Swollen eyes.
Target area: Face. Eyes. Feet. Toes.
Point Name and Meaning: Xiangu – Sinking Valley
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
Categories: Shu (stream). Wood.
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.