(SP) Spleen Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (SP) Spleen Meridian has 21 points:

ImagePointLocation
SP 1
Hidden White
Yinbai
    On the medial side of the big toe .1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail
SP 2
Great Metropolis
Dadu
    On medial side of big toe, sital and inferior to the 1st metatarsaldigital joint in a depression at the juncture of the red and white skin.
SP 3
Supreme White
Taibai
    Proximal and inferior to the head of the 1st metatarsalphalangeal joint in a depression at the junction of the red and white skin.
SP 4
Yellow Emperor
Gongsun
    In a depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st metatarsal bone at the junction of the red and white skin.
SP 5
Shang Hill
Shangqiu
    In a depression distal and inferior to the medial malleolus midway between the tuberosity of the navicular bone and the tip of the medial malleolus.
SP 6
Three Yin Intersection
Sanyinjiao
    3 cun directly above the tip of the medial malleoulus on the posterior border of the tibia.
SP 7
Leaking Valley
Lougu
    6 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on line connecting SP 9 and the tip of the medial malleolus on the posterior border of the tibia (3 cun above SP 6).
SP 8
Earth's Crux
Diji
    3 cun below SP 9 on line connecting SP 9 and the tip of the medial malleolus.
SP 9
Yin Mound Spring
Yinlingquan
    On the lower border of the medial condyle of the tibia in the depression posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia. (or) On the lower border of the medial condyle of the tibia on level with the tuberosity of the tibia. (or) Between the posterior border of the tibia and gastrocnemius muscle.
SP 10
Sea of Blood
Xuehai
    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).
SP 11
Winnower Gate
Jimen
    6 cun above SP 10 on the line connecting SP 12 to SP 10.
SP 12
Surging Gate
Chongmen
    Superior to the lateral end of the inguinal groove lateral to the pulsating external iliac artery (joins femoral artery) level with the symphysis pubis 3.5 cun lateral to CV 2.
SP 13
Bowel Abode
Fushe
    .7 cun laterosuperior to SP 12 and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline (between CV 2 and CV 3).
SP 14
Abdominal Bind
Fujie
    1.3 cun below SP 15 and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline on the lateral side of rectus abdominus.
SP 15
Great Horizontal
Daheng
    4 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus (CV 8) lateral to rectus abdominus.
SP 16
Abdominal Lament
Fuai
    3 cun above SP 15 and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline (CV 11).
SP 17
Food Hole
Shidou
    6 cun lateral to the anterior midline in the 5th inter-costal space.
SP 18
Celestial Ravine
Tianxi
    6 cun lateral to the anterior midline in the 4th inter-costal space.
SP 19
Chest Village
Xiongxiang
    6 cun lateral to the anterior midline in the 3rd inter-costal space.
SP 20
All-Round Flourishing
Zhourong
    6 cun lateral to the anterior midline in the 2nd inter-costal space.
SP 21
Great Embracement
Dabao
    On lateral side of the chest and on the mid-axillary line in the 6th inter-costal space. (or) 6 cun below the axilla midway between the axilla and the free end of the 11th rib on mid axillary.