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
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.