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English: Dripping Valleys
Also Known As: Seeping Valley
Leaky Valley
  • At the posterior margin of the tibia, 3 cun directly above SP-6 Sanyinjiao.
  • 6 cun from the tip of the medial malleolus, on the line connecting the tip of the medial malleolus and SP-9 Yinlingquan, posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
  • On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun superior to SP-6 sanyinjiao, in a depression just posterior to the medial crest of the tibia.
    Note: This point is most readily located one hand breadth superior to SP-6 Sanyinjiao.
  • Straight insertion, 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
    Note:according to several classic texts, this point is contraindicated to moxibustion.
  • Fortifies the Spleen
  • Resolves Dampness
  • Promotes urination
  • Disperses swelling
  • Abdominal distention
  • Borborygmus
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Micturia
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Numbness in the hands and feet
  • Painful belching
  • Wasting of the muscles and flesh despite normal eating and drinking
  • Seminal emission
  • Inversion counter flow of the legs and knees
  • Coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg
  • Swollen feet
  • Swollen ankles
  • Generalized edema
  • Diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Difficult urination
  • Sadness with counter flowQi
  • Leg Qi
  • Painful obstruction of the knees



Cold abdomen

Difficult urination

Seminal emission


  • According to several classic texts, this point is contraindicated to moxibustion.
  • This point is good for people who eat without gaining weight, it all leaks out.