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Spleen Meridian (Foot Greater Yin) Points

SP-18 (Tian Xi)


Chinese Name:

Tianxi 天溪

English translation:

Celestial Stream


On the lateral aspect of the chest, in the 4th intercostal space, 6 cun from the anterior midline of the body.


Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, hiccup, mastitis, insufficient lactation.


Regulates, descends Qi, promotes lactation.


Oblique or subcutaneous insertion toward the lateral direction .5 - .8 cun. Do not puncture point deeply.

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