Point Localization: 4 cun lateral to the midline, 3 cun above the navel.

TCM Actions: Regulates Stomach and Intestines. Strengthens the median burner.

Indications: Diarrhea. Constipation. Periumbilical and abdominal pain. Dyspepsia. Hematemesis. Borborygmos. Gastritis. Ulcer.

Target area: Abdomen.

Point Name and Meaning: Fuai – Abdominal Lament

Acupuncture Meridian: Yin Wei Mai

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.