(SP) Spleen Meridian - Point Functions Chart

You may click on a specific acupuncture point for more detailed information including the location, functions, precautions and the chinese and english names.

Points
Functions
SP 1 Jing well; bleeding issues from SP def.; excessive worry
SP 2 Ying spring; damp-heat; w/SP 3 tonify SP
SP 3 Shu stream; SP Qi & Yang Def.; heart pain
SP 4 Luo connecting; Chong Mai Master; Excess ST & Intestinal Issues; Blood a/or Qi stagnation in the lower/middle warmers; with PC 6 heart issues
SP 6 Tonify Yin & Blood; all SP disorders; insomnia
SP 8 Xi cleft; acute & painful menstrual issues from Blood stagnation; male infertility
SP 9 He sea; drain dampness (via urine); damp Bi; yeast infections; GB damp-heat
SP 10 Gynecological issues from Blood, Heat, Stasis a/or Deficiency; lin disorders; damp-heat/hot-blood skin issues
SP 15 Regulate the intestines; constipation; abdominal pain/distention
SP 21 Muscle/joint pain/flaccidity; thoracic pain

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
  • Hartstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Acupuncture Theory Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

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