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)

Categories: None.

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.