Point Localization: On the side of the abdomen, immediately prior to the anterior superior iliac spine, 3 cun below the navel level, the same level as CV4 (Guanyuan).
TCM Actions: Resolve dampness in the lower burner. Regulates the Girdling Vessel (Dai Mai) and Uterus.
Indications: Pain in the hypogastrium. Low back pain. Pain in the lower abdomen in women.
Target area: Uterus.
Point Name and Meaning: Wushu – Fifth Pivot
Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.