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tǔ xìng 土興 11-09

Source [出處 chū chù]:

Dr. Hu Wen Zhi (1987)

Name【名稱 mīng chéng】

tǔ xìng yī [土興一]

tǔ xìng èr [土興二]

Tǔ [土]:  earth

xìng [興]:  encourage promote

yī [一] first or one

èr [二]: second or two

Zone: 1-1

Dao ma [11-09] the third point of this point set is Huo Xing Xia

* Source: Advanced Tung Style Acupuncture, James H. Maher

• Location【部位 bù wèi】:

this is a set of two points, located on the palmar aspect of the middle finger, along the midline of the proximal phalanx. (Line C)

Divide the phalanx into 3 section, the middle point is Huo Xing Shang. Upper and lower are Tu Xing first and second.

Needling【針法 zhēn fǎ】:

0.2-0.5 cun perpendicular.

Reaction area:

Spleen and stomach


adenocarcinoma of the stomach, gastritis acute enteritis, splenomegaly, spleenitis, stomach pain, acute/chronic enteritis, bilateral hypochondria pain, toothache due to stomach fire, frontal headache, gingivitis.

Combination: 11-09,11-06, 77-05, 88-06, 66.06, 66.07 to treat thrombocytopenia in pregnancy.