Zhongdu (English translation: Middle Metropolis)
On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 7 cun
above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the middle of the medial aspect of the
Xi-Cleft point of the Liver Meridian
- Pain in the hypochondrium, abdominal
distention and pain, diarrhea
- Prolonged lochia
Regulates Liver Qi, relieves pain, resolves Dampness.
point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is
deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If
there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens
have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute,
painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian
and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic
Subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun.