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中都

Synonyms:
  1. Zhongdu
  2. LR6

Zhongdu
Zhongdu #

Zhongdu(LR6,中都) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Jueyin Liver Meridian of Foot. It is the Xi-cleft point of the meridian.

Location

7 cun above the medial malleolus behind the tibia.

Indication

  • ①Hernia, abdominal pain;
  • ②metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, lochiorrhea;
  • ③diarrhea.

Method

Puncture subcutaneously 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.