Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the navel.
TCM Actions: Tonifies Kidney. Benefits the Heart by reception Kidney Qi. Benefits Membranes (Huang). Moves Qi and Blood (Xue) in the abdomen.
Indications: Back pain. Tinnitus. Dizziness. Deafness. Tiredness. Weak knees. Distension, pain and sensation of fullness on the abdomen. Constipation. Diarrhea. Cold in the Large Intestine. Anxiety.
Target area: Intestines.
Point Name and Meaning: Huangshu – Transport point of the Membranes
Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney
Categories: Point of the Penetrating Vessel (Chong Mai).
Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.