Point Localization: On the midline below T7.
TCM Actions: Regulates the Liver and Gallbladder. Remove Dampness-Heat in the Liver and Gallbladder. Opens the chest and relaxes the diaphragm.
Indications: Jaundice. Feeling of heaviness. Bitter taste in the mouth. Gallstone. Fullness in hypochondrium and epigastrium.
Target area: None.
Point Name and Meaning: Zhiyang – Extremity of Yang
Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.