Point Localization: 5 cun above the navel.

TCM Actions: Subdues the rebellion Stomach Qi.

Indications: Restore esophageal peristalsis. Nausea, vomiting, regurgitation, reflux, difficulty swallowing.

Target area: Stomach. Esophagus.

Point Name and Meaning: Shangwan – Upper Epigastrium

Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)

Categories: Meeting of Conception, Stomach and Small Intestine channels.

Unitary Channel:

 

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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.