POINT: SP-11 (SPLEEN-11)
|Also Known As:||Basket's Door|
- On the medial side of the thigh, 6 cun superior to
SP-10 Xuehai, on the line connecting SP-10 Xuehai and
Note: Locate two hand breadths superior to SP-10 Xuehai.
Note: locate midway between the tibiofemoral joint line and SP-12 Chongmen.
- 6 cun above SP-10 Xuehai, on the medial aspect of the sartorius muscle.
- Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.
- Caution: Deep needling may puncture the femoral artery.
- Moxibustion is applicable.
- Straight insertion 1 to 2 cun.
- Regulates urination
- Drains Damp
- Clears Heat