Diji (English translation: Earth Pivot)
On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 3 cun
below SP 9, on the line connecting the tip of the medial
malleolus and SP 9.
Xi-Cleft point of the Spleen Meridian.
- Abdominal pain, diarrhea
- Dysuria, edema
- Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea,
spermatorrhea, impotence, lumbar pain
Harmonizes the Spleen, regulates menstruation and the uterus, moves Blood,
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
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.