Point Localization: 3 cun from the midline at the height of the lower border of the spinous process of T7.

TCM Actions: Harmonizes the diaphragm. Regulates the function of the stomach. Regulates the Middle Burner.

Indications: Pain and strain on the back. Hiccup. Pleurisy. Burp. Vomiting. Discomfort in the diaphragm.

Target area: Back.

Point Name and Meaning: Geguan – Diaphragm Pass

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

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.