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Chinese Name: Lanweixue (English translation: Appendix Point)

Location:  On the superior anterior aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun below ST 35, one finger-breadth from the anterior crest of the tibia.


  • Acute and chronic appendicitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Paralysis of the lower extremities

Functions: Drains Damp-Heat, moves Qi and Blood.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.5 - 2.0 cun.  


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