St-36

St-36

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Leg Three Miles
Name
足三里
Transliteration
Zusanli
Special Point
Key PointHe SeaEarth Point
Description
He-Sea and Earth point of the Stomach channel Gao Wu Command point
 Ma Dan-yang Heavenly Star point
Indications
Digestion and vomiting
Kinesiology
key point for stomach spleen and kidneys key point for qi key point for abdominal region for digestion eating and the intestines vision dizziness key point for chronic fatigue overtaxed body legs muscle pain all diseases
Channel Psychology
St: Over-thinking, weighing my needs against other’s needs. My needs are never satisfied. Giving more than receiving. Resentment.
Point Psychology
mania depression manic singing raving abusive talk anger fright tendency to sadness laughter agitation excessive fear worry
Symptoms
Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, vomiting pus and blood, hiccup, belching, distention and pain of the abdomen, fullness and distention of the heart and abdomen, heat in the middle jiao (third of body) with propensity to hunger, hunger without desire to eat, poor appetite, difficult ingestion, bowel sounds, flatulence, diarrhoea and inflamed colon, undigested food in the stool, chronic diarrhoea, sudden turmoil disorder, oedema, heaviness of the four limbs, lower abdominal pain and swelling with inability to urinate, jaundice, overeating, excessive fear, worry, out of balance body, insufficiency of original qi, insufficiency of yin qi, insufficiency of zang qi, insufficiency of stomach qi, short breath and cough, short breath with inability to stand for long, dizziness, dimness of vision, tinnitus, palpitations, hypertension, mania-depression, manic singing, raving, abusive talk, anger, fright, sadness, outrageous laughter, agitation with heat in the body, throat painful obstruction with inability to speak, chills and fever, febrile disease with absence of sweating, heavy head and pain of the forehead, headache, cold nose, pain of the lateral costal region, sudden heart pain, fullness of the chest and lateral costal region, qi rushing up to the chest, lockjaw, clonic spasm, loss of consciousness, breast abscess, swelling of the breast, pain of the knee and shin, pain of the thigh and shin, acute abdominal pain, muscle pain, lumbar pain with inability to turn
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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.