Spleen 10

Acupressure for Spleen QiSpleen 10 is a major point for breaking up Blood Stagnation in the Lower Jiao for women’s gynecological issues.

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What is Spleen Qi Deficiency and Internal Dampness in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

General Acupressure Directions-Video

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Other Name(s):

  • Xuehai
  • Blood Cleft
  • Sea of Blood
  • Hundred Worm Burrow

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • Luo Harmonizing point

Location: On the anterior location above the knee 2 Cun above the mediosuperior border of the patell on the bulge of the medial portion of the muscle of the quadricept femoris. If one places the hand on the knee cap, the pointer finger will fall on a tender point in the fleshy muscle

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Dispels Stasis of the Blood
  • Cools the Blood
  • Harmonizes menstruation
  • Benefits the skin
  • Tonifies the Blood

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations-all tonification (clockwise motion):

  • Use acupressure point Spleen 10 for any condition with stagnation of Qi and/or Blood in the Lower Jiao such as PMS, heavy menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, infertility issues, clots with menstruation, and so on. Apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to Spleen 10 using the dispersing method (counter-clockwise motion) and apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to Spleen 6 using the tonification method (clockwise motion) and consider using our Stasis in the Lower Palace formula
  • For both men and women experiencing pain or itching of the genitals including herpes, prostate issues, pain of the scrotum, pain or swelling of the labia, apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to Spleen 10 and apply the Metal Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Large Intestine 11 using the dispersing method (counter-clockwise motion)
  • In the case of skin conditions that present with redness, itching, or inflammation such as rashes, eczema, psoriasis, or hives, apply the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to Spleen 10 and apply the Metal Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Large Intestine 11 using the dispersing method (counter-clockwise motion)
  • Combine with other points above or below pain of the inner aspect of the thigh, knee pain or injury

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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