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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 7 cun above the tip of medial malleolus. at the juncture of the anterior 1/3 and intermediate 1/3 of this line.
Soothing the liver, and regulating flow of qi and menstruation.

Abdominal pain, hypochondriac pain, Diarrhea, hernia, uterine bleeding, and prolonged lochia.

Combined use with HuiyangBL35 (Huiyang (BL35)) for treatment of dysmenorrhea; with ZusanliST36 (Zusanli (ST36) He-Sea Point) for treatment of enteritis; and with HeguLI4 (Hegu (LI4) Yuan-Source Point), QuchiLI11 (Quchi (LI11) He-Sea Point), ZhongzhuTE3 (Zhongzhu (TE3) Shu-Stream Point), and YemenTE2 (Yemen (TE2) Ying-Spring Point) for treatment of edema of limbs.

Insert the needle subcutaneously to 1-1.5 cun depth; needling response: local numbness and distention, radiating downward.


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