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Xiajuxu

Xiajuxu
Xiajuxu #

Xiajuxu(ST39,下巨虚) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot. It is the lower confluent point of small intestine.

Location

Lower leg, 9 cun below Dubi(ST35), one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia.

Indication

  • ①Diarrhea, dysentery, lower abdominal pain;
  • ②flaccidity and arthralgia in the leg and knee;
  • ③mammary abscess.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.