Xiangu (English translation: Sunken Valley)
On the dorsum of the foot, in the depression
distal to the junction of the second and third metatarsal bones.
Shu-Stream point of the Stomach Meridian
- Myasthenia of the upper eyelid and
difficulty opening the eyes
- Facial and general edema, swelling and pain of the dorsum of the foot
Regulates the Stomach, Spleen and intestines, resoles dampness (for edema).
points are where the qi starts to pour down the meridian. They are known to
alleviate heaviness and pain in the joints. On Yin Meridians, Shu-Stream points
are identical to the actions of Yuan-Source points.
Perpendicular or oblique insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.