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SPLEEN MERIDIAN POINTS


SP1

Spleen Channel SP1 Acupuncture Point (隱白 (yǐn bái)) / (은백 (eun baek))

Chinese: 隱白 (yǐn bái)

Korean: 은백 (eun baek)

Translation: Hidden White

CAM Location: on medial side of great toe 0.1 cun posterior to corner of nail.



SP2

Spleen Channel SP2 Acupuncture Point (大都 (dà dū)) / (대도 (dae do))

Chinese: 大都 (dà dū)

Korean: 대도 (dae do)

Translation: Great Pool

CAM Location: on medial side of great toe distal and inferior to 1st metatarsodigital joint in depression of junction of red and white skin.



SP3

Spleen Channel SP3 Acupuncture Point (太白 (taì bái)) / ( 태백 (tae baek))

Chinese: 太白 (taì bái)

Korean: 태백 (tae baek)

Translation: Great White

CAM Location: proximal and inferior to 1st metatarsophalangeal joint in depression of junction of red and white skin.



SP4

Spleen Channel SP4 Acupuncture Point (公孫 (gōng sūn)) / (공손 (gong son))

Chinese: 公孫 (gōng sūn)

Korean: 공손 (gong son)

Translation: Grandfather Grandson

CAM Location: in depression distal and inferior to base of 1st metatarsal bone at junction of red and white skin.



SP5

Spleen Channel SP5 Acupuncture Point (商丘 (shāng qiū)) / (상구 (sang gu))

Chinese: 商丘 (shāng qiū)

Korean: 상구 (sang gu)

Translation: Metal Hill

CAM Location: in depression distal and inferior to medial malleolus midway between tuberosity of navicular bone and tip of medial malleolus.



SP6

Spleen Channel SP6 Acupuncture Point (三陰交 (sān yīn jiāo)) / (삼음교 (sam eum gyo))

Chinese: 三陰交 (sān yīn jiāo)

Korean: 삼음교 (sam eum gyo)

Translation: Three Yin Intersection

CAM Location: 3 cun directly above tip of medial malleolus posterior to medial border of tibia.



SP7

Spleen Channel SP7 Acupuncture Point (漏谷 (loù gǔ)) / (루곡 (nu gok))

Chinese: 漏谷 (loù gǔ)

Korean: 루곡 (nu gok)

Translation: Leaking Valley

CAM Location: 6 cun from tip of medial malleolus on line connecting tip of medial malleolus and Sp-9 posterior to medial border of tibia.



SP8

Spleen Channel SP8 Acupuncture Point (地機 (dì jī)) / (지기 (ji gi))

Chinese: 地機 (dì jī)

Korean: 지기 (ji gi)

Translation: Earth's Cure

CAM Location: 3 cun below Sp-9 on line connecting tip of medial malleolus and Sp-9.



SP9

Spleen Channel SP9 Acupuncture Point (陰陵泉 (yīn líng qúan)) / (음릉천 (eum neung cheon))

Chinese: 陰陵泉 (yīn líng qúan)

Korean: 음릉천 (eum neung cheon)

Translation: Yin Mound Spring

CAM Location: on lower border of medial condyle of tibia in depression posterior and inferior to medial condyle of tibia.



SP10

Spleen Channel SP10 Acupuncture Point (血海 (xuè hǎi)) / (혈해 (hyeol hae))

Chinese: 血海 (xuè hǎi)

Korean: 혈해 (hyeol hae)

Translation: Sea of Blood

CAM Location: when knee is flexed point is 2 cun above mediosuperior border of patella on bulge of medial portion of quadriceps femoris.



SP11

Spleen Channel SP11 Acupuncture Point (箕門 (jì mén)) / (기문 (gi mun))

Chinese: 箕門 (jì mén)

Korean: 기문 (gi mun)

Translation: Winnower Gate

CAM Location: 6 cun above Sp-10 on line drawn from Sp-10 to Sp-12.



SP12

Spleen Channel SP12 Acupuncture Point (沖門 (chōng mén)) / (충문 (chung mun))

Chinese: 沖門 (chōng mén)

Korean: 충문 (chung mun)

Translation: Surging Gate

CAM Location: superior to lateral end of inguinal groove lateral to pulsating femoral artery at level of upper border of pubis symphasis, 3.5 cun lateral to Ren-2.



SP13

Spleen Channel SP13 Acupuncture Point (府舍 (fǔ shè)) / (부사 (bu sa))

Chinese: 府舍 (fǔ shè)

Korean: 부사 (bu sa)

Translation: Bowel Abode

CAM Location: 4 cun below center of umbilicus 0.7 cun superior to Sp-12, 4 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP14

Spleen Channel SP14 Acupuncture Point (腹結 (fù jié)) / (복결 (bok gyeol))

Chinese: 腹結 (fù jié)

Korean: 복결 (bok gyeol)

Translation: Abdominal Bind

CAM Location: 1.3 cun below Sp-15, 4 cun lateral to anterior midline, on lateral side of rectus abdominis.



SP15

Spleen Channel SP15 Acupuncture Point (大横 (dà héng)) / (대횡 (dae hoeng))

Chinese: 大横 (dà héng)

Korean: 대횡 (dae hoeng)

Translation: Great Horizontal

CAM Location: 4 cun lateral to center of umbilicus lateral to rectus abdominis.



SP16

Spleen Channel SP16 Acupuncture Point (腹哀 (fù āi)) / (복애 (bok ae))

Chinese: 腹哀 (fù āi)

Korean: 복애 (bok ae)

Translation: Abdominal Lament

CAM Location: 3 cun above center of umbilicus, 4 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP17

Spleen Channel SP17 Acupuncture Point (食竇 (shí dòu)) / (식두 (sik du))

Chinese: 食竇 (shí dòu)

Korean: 식두 (sik du)

Translation: Food Cavity

CAM Location: in 5th intercostal space 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP18

Spleen Channel SP18 Acupuncture Point (天谿 (tiān xī)) / (천계 (cheon gye))

Chinese: 天谿 (tiān xī)

Korean: 천계 (cheon gye)

Translation: Celestial Cleft

CAM Location: in 4th intercostal space 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP19

Spleen Channel SP19 Acupuncture Point (胸鄉 (xiōng xiāng)) / (흉향 (hyung hyang))

Chinese: 胸鄉 (xiōng xiāng)

Korean: 흉향 (hyung hyang)

Translation: Chest Village

CAM Location: in 3rd intercostal space 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP20

Spleen Channel SP20 Acupuncture Point (周榮 (zhōu róng)) / (주영 (ju yeong))

Chinese: 周榮 (zhōu róng)

Korean: 주영 (ju yeong)

Translation: Complete Nourishment

CAM Location: in 2nd intercostal space 6 cun lateral to anterior midline.



SP21

Spleen Channel SP21 Acupuncture Point (大包 (dà bāo)) / (대포 (dae po))

Chinese: 大包 (dà bāo)

Korean: 대포 (dae po)

Translation: Great Embrace

CAM Location: on lateral side of chest on middle axillary line in 6th intercostal space.