Point Localization: 1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T12.

TCM Actions: Controls the Stomach Qi rebellion. Tonifies Qi, Yang and Yin of the Stomach. Resolves Damp and Phlegm. Promotes the descent of Stomach Qi.

Indications: Dampness and Phlegm. Reflux. Stomach acidity. Heartburn. Stomach pain. Epigastric fullness and distention. Thinness. Lack of appetite. Tiredness. Weak limbs. Heaviness in the limbs. Edema. Jaundice.

Target area: Stomach.

Point Name and Meaning: Weishu – Stomach Shu

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: Back Shu of the Stomach

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.