Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the navel.

TCM Actions: Tonifies Kidney. Benefits the Heart by reception Kidney Qi. Benefits Membranes (Huang). Moves Qi and Blood (Xue) in the abdomen.

Indications: Back pain. Tinnitus. Dizziness. Deafness. Tiredness. Weak knees. Distension, pain and sensation of fullness on the abdomen. Constipation. Diarrhea. Cold in the Large Intestine. Anxiety.

Target area: Intestines.

Point Name and Meaning: Huangshu – Transport point of the Membranes

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: Point of the Penetrating Vessel (Chong Mai).

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]




*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.