Dadu (English translation: Great Metropolis)
On the medial aspect of the foot, in the
depression anterior and inferior to the proximal metatarsodigital joint of the
big toe, at the junction of the red and white skin.
Ying-Spring point of the Spleen Meridian.
- Gastric pain, constipation
- Febrile diseases without sweating
Clears Heat, regulates and tonifies the Spleen, resolves Damp-Heat (i.e. gout).
Ying-Spring points are where the qi dribbles
down the meridian. Ying-Spring points are indicated for heat in the body and
changes in the complexion. Ying-Spring points are known to clear heat from the
Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.