Names Of Xiajuxu

ST 39 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Lower Great Hollow
  • Pinyin Name: Xiajuxu
  • Chinese Character: 下巨虛
Meridian Information

Where Is ST 39 ?

ST 39 Location

  • 9 cun below ST 35, one finger width lateral from the anterior border of the tibia.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is ST 39 Used For?

ST 39 Clinical Usages

  • Disorders of the Small Intestine organ - abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentary.
  • SI channel problems - breast issues, mastitis, pain/swelling/numbness along channel.
  • Local point for lower leg issues - pain, numbness, motor control, atrophy.

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How Is ST 39 Categorized?

ST 39 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Conditions May Use ST 39 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

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

What Points Are Near ST 39 ?

GB 35 Yang Intersection

  • Local Point.

GB 36 Outer Hill

  • Mentioned in the Bronze Man for treating rabies w/rage, fever, convulsions - moxa 3 cones after bite.
  • Acute cholecystitis.
  • Acute painful skin conditions

UB 58 Taking Flight

  • Releases the exterior for wind/wind-cold conditions, especially useful when accompanied with neck stiffness a/or occipital headache.
  • As Luo Connecting Point, which connects to the KD, useful for chronic low back pain, especially with weak lower limbs and KD deficiency.
  • "Excess above with deficiency below," weak low back w/tight stiff neck a/or low back pain with weak lower limb.

LV 5 Woodworm Canal

  • Genital Issues, especially damp-heat related infections/discharges.

LV 6 Central Metropolis

  • Acute hepatitis.
  • Pain along the channel, genital region or medial knee.  

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List Of Related Points

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