The spleen meridian is a yin meridian and is paired with the stomach yang meridian. The spleen meridian is an earth element and has strong nurturing qualities. Being paired to the stomach meridian and having nourishment qualities, imbalances in this meridian can manifest as digestive and stomach problems.
Important Spleen Meridian points-
SP4 Yellow Emperor- This point passes to the stomach meridian and is used to treat a number of imbalances associated with the digestive system. It also dispenses excess heat and dampness in the spleen meridian.
SP6 Three Yin Crossing- This point is where the 3 yin meridians in the ankles (spleen, kidney, liver) cross. This point is used in many acupuncture treatments for disorders in all 3 of the meridians that cross here.
SP9 Yin Mound Spring- This point is used to clear dampness in the spleen meridian and also for knee problems such as inflammation and pain.
SP10 Sea of Blood- This is an important immune strengthening point and is used for a variety of disorders such as blood infections, allergies and skin infections.
SP15 Great Horizontal- This point is used frequently for disorders such as constipation, gas and diarrhea.
List of Spleen Intestine Meridian points-
Chinese Name – Yin Ba Western Name – Hidden White
Chinese Name – Da Du Western Name – Great Metropolis
Chinese Name – Tai Bai Western Name – Supreme White
Chinese Name – Gong Sun Western Name – Yellow Emperor
Chinese Name – Shang Qui Western Name – Shang Hill
Chinese Name – San Yin Jiao Western Name – Three Yin Crossing
Chinese Name – Lou Gu Western Name – Leaking Valley
Chinese Name – Di Ji Western Name – Earth’s Crux
Chinese Name – Yin Ling Quan Western Name – Yin Mound Spring
Chinese Name – Xue Hai Western Name – Sea of Blood
Chinese Name – Ji Men Western Name – Winnower Gate
Chinese Name – Chong Men Western Name – Surging Gate
Chinese Name – Fu She Western Name – Bowel Abode
Chinese Name – Fu Jie Western Name – Abdominal Bind
Chinese Name – Da Heng Western Name – Great Horizontal
Chinese Name – Fu Ai Western Name – Abdominal Lament
Chinese Name – Shi Dou Western Name – Food Hole
Chinese Name – Tian Xi Western Name – Celestial Ravine
Chinese Name – Xiong Xiang Western Name – Chest Village
Chinese Name – Zhou Rong Western Name – All Round Flourishing
Chinese Name – Da Bao Western Name – Great Embracement