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Liver 1

Chinese Name: Dadun (English translation: Large Pile)

Location:  On the foot, on the lateral side of the end of the great (big) toe, .1 cun from the corner of the nail.

Classification: Jing-Well point of the Liver Meridian

Indications:

  • Hernia
  • Enuresis
  • Metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, prolapse of uterus, amenorrhea
  • Epilepsy

Functions: Regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation, resuscitates, resolves Damp-Heat, benefits the genitals.

Notes: Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.

Needling: Oblique insertion .1 - .2 cun, or prick to cause bleeding. Supplement with Diagnosis to Systematic Compilation of the Internal Classic says: "moxibustion is contraindicated in pregnancy and postpartum."

 


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