Liangqiu (English translation: Beam Mound)
When the knee is flexed, on the anterior aspect of the thigh, on the
line connecting the anterior superior iliac spine and the lower lateral border
of the patella, 2 cun above the patella.
Xi-Cleft point of the Stomach Meridian
- Acute gastric pain, acute mastitis
- Swelling and pain of the knee joint
- Paralysis or weakness of the lower
Harmonizes the Stomach and subdues
rebellious Qi, activates the
meridian, stops pain, relieves acute conditions.
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 .5 - 1.0 cun.