Point Localization: 2 cun above CV8 (belly button).
TCM Actions: Promotes the descent of Stomach Qi.
Indications: Difficult to digest. Stuck food. Fullness, epigastric pain and stiffness. Nausea caused by difficulty in digestion. Reflux. Undigested food in faeces.
Target area: Stomach.
Point Name and Meaning: Xiawan – Inferior Epigastric
Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)
Categories: Meeting of Conception and Spleen channels.
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.