Commentary for Xiangu ST-43
Xiangu ST-43 has various functions.
First of all, it treats Painful Obstruction Syndrome caused by Wind-Heat invasion, characterized by swelling and pain of the foot dorsum or toes stiffness.
Secondly, it regulates the Intestines and Stomach. Typical manifestations include abdominal distension, fullness and pain, borborygmi as well as belching.
Finally, this point regulates the Spleen, thus it removes Oedema, especially on the face.