SP 10 - Acupuncture Point - Xuehai

  • English Name:  Sea of Blood
  • Pinyin Name:  Xuehai
  • Chinese Character:  血海
  • With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior medial border of the patella on the bulge of the medial portion of quadriceps femoris (vastus medialis).
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  • Any Gynecological issues originating from Blood, Heat, Stasis a/or Deficiency - irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, cramping, lin disorders, PMS, uterine bleeding.
  • Skin problems from damp-heat or hot Blood - eczema, painful/hot sores.
  • Genital issues - pain/swelling/itching of the scrotum/genitals.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Any blood issues, although the huatuo of T1 and T7 are used more often.

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The (SP) Spleen Meridian has 21 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions


(EX) Heding
Top Crane
  • Knee issues - pain, stiffness, tension


LV 9
Yin Bladder
  • Local point. 
ST 33
Yin Market
  • ST 31, ST 32 & ST 33 are all useful for Bi-Syndromes a/or Wei Syndromes (flaccidity or weakness) of the lower legs.
  • Weakness, numbness, motor control issues of the leg and/or knee.

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