Spleen 17, Abbreviated as SP 17, Transliterated Shidou in Chinese, Food Cavity in English.
SP 17 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the lateral aspect of the chest, in the 5th intercostal space, 6 cun from the anterior midline of the body.
SP 17 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Distention and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, nausea caused by gastric disorders, vomiting after eating
- Distention and edema in the abdomen, jaundice
- Fecal incontinence of elderly people
SP 17 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Dissolves accumulation of food, moves Qi.