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Stomach Meridian (Foot Yang Brightness) Points

ST-39 (Xia Ju Xu)


Chinese Name:

Xiajuxu 下巨虚

English translation:

Lower Great Hollow


On the anterior aspect of the lower leg, 9 cun below ST 35, one finger-breadth (middle finger) from the anterior crest of the tibia.


Lower He-Sea point of the Small Intestine Meridian Sea of Blood point


Lower abdominal pain, Wei and Bi syndromes of lower limbs. Mastitis/breast abcess. Diarrhea/dysentry, pain in back and testicles, foot swelling.
Others: Dry lips, dribbling, sore throat, mania and withdrawal, Stomach Heat, hepatitis, complexion has lost its brightness, absence of sweating, all the body hairs dried out, "Small Intestine lacks energy"


Regulates Small Intestine Qi, resolves Damp-Heat, activates the meridians, removes meridian obstructions, resolves stagnation, relieves pain.


Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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