Shangqiu (English translation: Shang Mound)
On the depression distal and inferior to the
medial malleolus, midpoint between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the
tip of the medial malleolus.
Jing-River point of the Spleen Meridian.
- Pain in the foot and ankle
- Abdominal distention and pain, diarrhea,
Strengthens the Spleen and Stomach, resolves dampness.
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 - .8 cun.