Sp-9

Sp-9

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Channel
Element
English
Yin Mound Spring
Name
陰陵泉
Transliteration
Yinlingquan
Special Point
Key PointHe SeaWater Point
Description
He-Sea and Water point
Indications
spleen dampness water passages the lower jiao (lower third of body)
Kinesiology
urination key point for oedema diarrhoea pain in middle or lower regions of body knee pain
Channel Psychology
Ki: Afraid of being alone. Afraid and anxious about others. Bl: I live for others, other people can’t take care of themselves. I need to be in control.
Key Spirit Point Themes
selfishness and needs
Symptoms
Abdominal distension, cold and pain of the abdomen, pain of the lower abdomen, cutting pain in the middle of the intestines, no desire to eat, jaundice, sudden turmoil disorder, diarrhoea, sudden diarrhoea with undigested food in the stools, inflamed colon, oedema, swelling of the lower limbs, retention of urine, difficult urination, incontinence, painful urinary dysfunction, seminal emission, white vaginal discharge, pain of the genitals, acute abdominal pain & hernia, fullness below the heart, fullness of the lateral costal region, short breath with inability to lie down, heat in the chest, unremitting chills and fever, lumbar pain, pain and swelling of the knee, leg pain, arthritis of the knee.
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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.