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Xuehai SP10 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Xuehai SP10 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Xuehai SP10 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
August 20
14:57 2018
Xuehai-SP10

Xuehai-SP10

Nomenclature:

Xue: Blood Hai: Sea
This point is indicated in blood disease, in the sense of returning overflowed blood into the sea.

Point: SP-10
Chinese Name: 血海
Name: Xuehai
English Name/Meaning: Sea of Blood
Pinyin: xuè hǎi
Han Geul 한글: hyeol hae 혈해
Romaji: kek kai
Vietnamese: Huyết hải

Location:

When the knee is flexed, 2 cun above the medial superior border of the patella on the bulge of the medial portion of m. quadriceps femoris.

Indications of xuehai:

  • Irregular menstruation, heavy uterine bleeding, amenorrhea;
  • Urticaria, erysipelas, eczema; abdominal distension, diarrhea, jaundice;  difficulty in micturition, edema;
  • Pain and swelling in the knees

Method:

Perpendicularly 1-1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Main point for dermatosis.

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