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Liver 4

Chinese Name: Zhongfeng (English translation: Mound Center)

Location:  On the dorsum of the foot, between SP 5 and ST 41, in the depression on the medial side of the tendon m. tibialis anterior.

Classification: Jing-River point of the Liver Meridian


  • Hernia, abdominal pain
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Dysuria

Functions: Regulates Liver Qi, clears Heat.

Notes: 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.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.



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