Names Of Xuehai

SP 10 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Sea of Blood
  • Pinyin Name: Xuehai
  • Chinese Character: 血海
Meridian Information

Where Is SP 10 ?

SP 10 Location

  • 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).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is SP 10 Used For?

SP 10 Clinical Usages

  • 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.

There Are 21 Points Along The (SP) Spleen Meridian ...

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use SP 10 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Conditions May Use SP 10 ?

What Points Are Near SP 10 ?

(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.

Where Do I Go Next?

List Of Related Points

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