St-43

St-43

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Sunken Valley
Name
陷谷
Transliteration
Xiangu
Special Point
Key PointShu StreamWood Point
Description
Shu-Stream and Wood point
Indications
spleen oedema the stomach and intestines
Kinesiology
key point for oedema of face abdominal distention foot pain
Channel Psychology
Lv: I need to take other people into account when planning my future. I live for others.
GB: Inability to choose because it is difficult to please everyone. Resentment and over-thinking. Over rationalization. Following logic instead of intuition.
Key Spirit Point Themes
judging needs
Symptoms
Oedema, pain and swelling of the eyes, abdominal pain, abdominal distention and fullness, bowel sounds fullness of the chest and lateral costal region, belching, fever with absence of sweating, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the foot, difficulty in flexing and extending the toes.
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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.