Point Localization: 3 cun above CV8 (belly button).

TCM Actions: Promotes the descent of Stomach Qi. Promotes greater stomach and digestive peristalsis by increasing the production of gastric fluids.

Indications: Difficult to digest. Stuck food. Fullness, epigastric pain and stiffness. Nausea caused by difficulty in digestion. Undigested food in faeces. Vomiting.

Target area: Stomach.

Point Name and Meaning: Jianli – Building Miles

Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)

Categories: None.

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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.