Sp-5

Sp-5

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
At No TimeAcupunctureContraindicated
Channel
Element
English
Shang Mound
Name
商丘
Transliteration
Shangqiu
Special Point
Jing RiverMetal Point
Description
Jing-River and Metal point
Indications
spleen dampness sinews and bones calms the mind
Kinesiology
arthritis fibromyalgia sinews muscle & bone disorders & pain stiff & swollen joints ankle pain speech excessive thinking & mental activity
Channel Psychology
LI: I let go of my worries, move ahead in life with joy. Depression.Lu: I need to protect others. I am afraid to let go of the past.
Point Psychology
Mania depression agitation melancholy laughter nightmares excessive thinking
Symptoms
Spleen deficiency, indolence, excessive sleep, lethargy with desire to lie down, abdominal distension, bowel sounds, watery diarrhoea, undigested food in the stool, constipation, cold pain in the epigastrium, excessive eating, chills and fever with vomiting, coughing and diarrhoea in children with no desire to eat, swelling of the face, jaundice, yellow face, stiffness and pain of the root of the tongue, impaired speech, cough, infertility, haemorrhoids, acute abdominal pain & hernia, mania-depression, agitation with thirst, excessive thinking, propensity to laughter, nightmares, melancholy heart, cold body with much sighing, chronic childhood fright, childhood fright epilepsy, pain and contraction of the sinews, lockjaw, ankle pain, pain of the inner thigh, bone painful obstruction, heavy body with painful joints, paralysis of one side of the body
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.