Jiexi (English translation: Stream Divide)
At the junction of the dorsum of the foot and
the lower leg. in the depression at the midpoint of the transverse crease of the
ankle between the tendons m. extensor hallucis longus and digitorum longus.
Jing-River point of the Stomach Meridian
- Pain of the ankle joint, weakness and
muscular atrophy, numbness and pain of the lower extremities
- Headache, dizziness, manic psychosis
- Abdominal distention, constipation
Clears Heat from the Stomach and meridian, calms the Shen, activates the meridian,
removes obstructions, and stops pain.
Jing-River points are where the qi of the
meridian begins to flow more heavily. They are known to treat cough and asthma
due to pathogenic cold or heat.
Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.