Point Localization: 1 cun below the navel, 2 cun lateral to the mid line.

TCM Actions: Regulates the stomach. Removes dampness. Remove Stasis of Blood (Xue) in the lower burner.

Indications: Pain in the abdomen. Irregular or delayed menstruation. Borborygmos. Diarrhea. Hernia. Enteritis. Appendicitis. Constipation. Dysuria.

Target area: Lower abdomen. Urinary system. Reproductive system (Women).

Point Name and Meaning: Wailing – Outer Mound

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.