Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to GV 6, level with T11.

TCM Actions: Resolves Damp Heat. Benefits the Intellect (Yi).

Indications: Poor memory and concentration. Obsessive thoughts. Excessive preoccupation. Abdominal fullness. Distention in the hypochondrium. Diarrhea. Vomiting. Sensation of heat. Yellowish sclera and complexion.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Yishe – Thought Shelter

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.