Point Localization: In the lateral thigh. 2 cun below the VB31.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind. Remove channel obstruction (Bi syndrome). Treats atrophy syndrome (Wei syndrome). Weaker than VB31, mostly used as a local point.

Indications: Paralysis, atrophy and thigh pain.

Target area: Thigh.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhongdu – Central River

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.