Point Localization: 2 cun lateral to the mid line, 2 cun below the tip of the xiphoid process.

TCM Actions: Harmonizes the Middle Burner. Subdues the rebellion Stomach and Lung Qi.

Indications: Feeling of fullness, distention and pain in the epigastrium. Acid reflux. Nausea. Vomiting. Lack of appetite. Hiccup.

Target area: Stomach.

Point Name and Meaning: Chengman – Assuming Fullness

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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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.