Zusanli (English translation: Leg Three Miles)
On the anterior aspect of the lower leg, 3
cun below ST 35, one finger-breadth (middle finger) from the anterior crest of
He-Sea point of the Stomach Meridian
Command point of the Abdomen
Point of the Sea of Water and Grain
- Gastric pain, vomiting, dysphagia, abdominal
distention, borborygmus, diarrhea, indigestion, dysentery, constipation,
abdominal pain, acute mastitis
- Emaciation due to general deficiency,
palpitation, shortness of breath, poor appetite, lassitude, dizziness,
- Cough and asthma
- Pain in the knee joint, apoplexy,
hemiplegia, beriberi, edema
- Depressive psychosis and madness
Tonifies Qi and Blood, harmonizes and
strengthens the Spleen and Stomach, strengthens the body and Wei qi, raises
Yang, calms the Shen, activates the meridian, stops pain.
ST 36 is known as one of the most important points
to tonify Qi and Blood and promote general wellness. He-Sea points are where the qi of the
meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to
indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.