Spleen 10

SP10 Acupressure Pointessential oils for acupuncture points

Apply the Earth Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Spleen Channel. Spleen 10 is a major point for breaking up Blood Stagnation in the Lower Jiao for women’s gynecological issues and for pain syndromes anywhere in the body.

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Location of Acupressure Point SP 10

spleen 10 locationOn the anterior location above the knee 2 Cun above the mediosuperior border of the patella on the bulge of the medial portion of the muscle of the quadriceps femoris. If one places the hand on the knee cap, the pointer finger will fall on a tender point in the fleshy muscle. Apply the Earth Element Aroma Acu-Stick® to Acupressure Point Spleen 10 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point which lies mainly in its ability to move Blood anywhere in the body.



Health Conditions, Indications, and Acupressure Point Combinations Using SP 10

Gynecological Disorders

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.

Pain or Itching of the Genitals

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:

Skin Disorders

In the case of skin conditions that present with redness, itching, or inflammation such as rashes, eczema, psoriasis, or hives:

Pain of the Knee or Leg


Other Name(s) of SP 10

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

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point Spleen 10

  • Luo Harmonizing point

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Spleen 10

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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