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Meridian: Sp

The Spleen Channel

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Spleen's Element & its pair Earth/ Stomach
Spleen's six stage & its pair Foot Taiyin/ Lung(Hand Taiyin)
What are the Spleen channel's functions? 1. Transformation& transportation 2. controls(makes) blood 3.Controls muscles& four limbs 4. Ascending function of Qi 5.Opens to the mouth 6.Manifests in the lips 7. Houses the 'Yi'(Thoughts- memory, concentration)
Sp-1 On the medial side of the big toe,0.1 cun from the corner(of the medial border and the base) of the nail
SP-2 On the medial side of the big toe, in the depression distal& inferior to the first metatarso-phalangeal joint
Sp-3 On the medial side of foot in the depression proximal & inferior tothe head of the first metartarsal bone.
Sp-4 On the medial side of the foot, in the depression distal & inferior to the base of the fist metacarpal bone.
Sp-5 On the medial side of the ankle,in the depression which lies at the junction of straight lines drawn along the anterior& inferior borders of the medial malleolus.
Sp-6 On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun superior to the prominence of the medial malleolus, in a depression close to the medial crest of tibia.
Sp-7 On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun superior to Sp-6, in a depression posterior to the medial crest of the tibia (on the line connecting Sp-9 & the medial malleolus)
Sp-8 On the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun inferior to Sp-9, on the line connecting Sp-9 & the medial malleolus)
Sp-9 On the medial side of the lower leg, in a depression in the angle formed by the medial condyle of the tibia & the posterior border of the tibia
Sp-10 2 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella, in the depression on the bulge of the vastus medialis muscle, directly above Sp-9.
What's the cun measurement used for Sp-6 to Sp-8? 15 cun between the popliteal crease & the medial malleolus
What's the measurement of the patella? 2 cun
Sp-11 On the medial side of thigh, 6 cun above Sp-10, on the line drawn from Sp-10 to Sp-12 (midway between tibio-femoral joint & Sp 12)
Sp-12 Superior to the lateral end of inguinal groove, at the level of the upper border of symphysis pubis, 3.5 cun lateral to Ren-2
Sp-13 0.7 cun superior to Sp-12, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midiine
Sp-14 1.3 cun inferior to Sp-15, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline, on the lateral border of rectus abdominus muscle.(Landmark: find 3 cun below the umbilicus at ASIS& roughly half of that)
Sp-15 4 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus, lateral border of the rectus abdominus muscle
Sp-16 3 cun superior to the the center of umbiicus, and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
Sp-17 In the 5th intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline
Sp-18 In the 4th intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline
Sp-19 In the 3rd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline
Sp-20 In the 2nd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline
Sp-21 On the mid-axillary line, in the 6th(or 7th) intercostal line.
Tendino-Musculature related to the Speen channel Extensor Hallicus Brevis/Soleus/ Gastrocnemius/Rectus Femoris/Vastus Medialis/Sartorious/Gracilis/Adductor Magnus/Adductor Longus/ Adductor Brevis/Psoas/Iliacus/ Pectineus/Transverse Abdominus/ Internal Intercostals/External Intercostals/Serratus Anter
Which Zangfu organs does the Spleen primary channel connect with? Spleen, Stomach, Heart
What is the Yuan source point of the Spleen channel? Sp-3
What is the Luo connecting point of the Spleen channel? Sp-4
Which channel the Spleen Luo- connecting channel connect with? The Stomach channel
Which Zangfu organs the Spleen Luo- connecting channel connect with? Spleen, Stomach, Intestine(Small intestine)
Which point is the Great Luo, where all the Luo points cross? Sp-21
Where does the Great Luo-connecting channel of the spleen spreads to? The chest and lateral costal region
Where does the Spleen divergent channel start from? in the middle of the anterior thigh
Which Zangfu organs does the Spleen divergent channel meet? Stomach, Spleen & Heart
The spleen divergent channel follows the _______ divergent channel to the throat where it penetrates the _________. Stomach, tongue
Created by: junskykim