Point Localization: 5 cun above the navel.
TCM Actions: Subdues the rebellion Stomach Qi.
Indications: Restore esophageal peristalsis. Nausea, vomiting, regurgitation, reflux, difficulty swallowing.
Target area: Stomach. Esophagus.
Point Name and Meaning: Shangwan – Upper Epigastrium
Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)
Categories: Meeting of Conception, Stomach and Small Intestine channels.
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.