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]

 

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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.