Point Localization: At the intersection of the line from the anterior superior iliac crest to the lateral of the patella with the horizontal line at the lower margin of the pubic symphysis.
TCM Actions: Remove duct obstruction. Expels wind and humidity.
Indications: Bi Syndrome (painful obstruction) and Wei (atrophy) of the legs. Hemiplegia. Numbness. Tingling. Pain in the hip and thigh. Pain and stiffness in the knee caused by cold. Sequelae of stroke. Multiple sclerosis.
Target area: Leg. Knee.
Point Name and Meaning: Biguan – Thigh Joint
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.