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Liver Meridian

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-medial surface tibial.
There are the medial cutaneous branches of the leg from the saphenous nerve and the great saphenous vein in this area.

Upright sitting or supine position; firstly, draw a horizontal line along the medial side of tibia 5 cun above the tip of medial malleolus. at the juncture of the intermediate 1/3 and posterior 1/3 of this line.
Soothing the liver, and regulating qi and menstruation.

Retention of urine, enuresis, hernia, irregular menstruation, leukorrhea with reddish discharge pruritus vulvae, and weakness and atrophy of the leg.

Combined use with GuanyuanCV4 (Guanyuan (CV4) Front-Mu Point of the SmallIntestine) for treatment of endometritis; and with HuiyangBL35 (Huiyang (BL35)) for treatment of eczema of scrotum.

Insert the needle perpendicularly to 0.5-0.8 cun depth; needling response: local distention and numbness; moxibustion: using 3-5 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.


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