Point Localization: With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella.

TCM Actions: Controls Stomach Qi rebellion. Remove obstruction of the channel. Expels Wind and dampness.

Indications: Epigastric pain. Acid regurgitation. Reflux. Swelling, stiffness, pain and numbness of the knee and leg. Bi syndrome of the knee due to Cold.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Liangqiu – Beam Mound

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

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.