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Liver 12

Chinese Name: Jimai (English translation: Urgent Pulse)

Location:  On the lateral aspect of the pubic tubercle, lateral and inferior to ST 30, at the inguinal groove where the femoral artery pulsates.


  • Hernia, abdominal pain
  • Pain in the external genitalia, dysmenorrhea, prolapse of uterus, pruritus vulva

Functions: Dispels Cold, regulates the Lower Jiao.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun. Avoid the artery.



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