SP-7 (Lou Gu)

SP5-SP9

Chinese Name:

Lougu 漏谷

English translation:

Leaking Valley

Location:

On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 6 cun above the medial malleolus on the line connecting the tip of the medial malleolus and SP 9, on the posterior border of the medial aspect of the tibia.

Indications:

Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

Functions:

Tonifies the Spleen, resolves Dampness.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.