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Stomach Meridian (Foot Yang Brightness) Points

ST-41 (Jie Xi)


Chinese Name:

Jiexi 解溪

English translation:

Stream Divide


At the junction of the dorsum of the foot and the lower leg. in the depression at the midpoint of the transverse crease of the ankle between the tendons m. extensor hallucis longus and digitorum longus.


Jing-River point of the Stomach Meridian


Headache. Depressive psychosis. Vertigo/dizziness, abdominal distension, constipation, ankle pain, swelling of head and face, Wei and Bi syndromes of lower limbs, palpitations, epilepsy.
Others: Eye diseases, reddening of the eyes and face, eye-dizziness with red eyes and frequent lacrimation, sensation of energy rising from the abdomen to the upper body, cough with dyspnoea, Stomach Heat, sluggish stomach, eructation, borborygmus, enteritis, cholera, cholera and cramps, nephritis, malarial disease.


Clears Heat from the Stomach and meridian, calms the Shen, activates the meridian, removes obstructions, and stops pain.


Jing-River points are where the qi of the meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma due to pathogenic cold or heat.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.

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