Point Localization: Midpoint of the transverse crease of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of biceps femoris and semitendinosis.
TCM Actions: Clears Heat. Resolves Dampness in the Bladder. Cools the blood (Xue). Remove channel obstruction.
Indications: Low back pain. Sciatica. Knee pain. Fever. Aversion to cold. Sweating. Headache. Heaviness. Irritability. Thirst. Delirium caused by heat. Heatstroke. Rashes.
Target area: Lower back. Knee.
Point Name and Meaning: Weizhong – Supporting Middle
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Categories: He (sea). Earth.
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.