KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points

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KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points -1

KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
[ KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points ] 2 cun superior to the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
How to find
The distance between the sternocostal angle (➞3.5) and the centre of the umbilicus is divided into 8 proportional cun, which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun. Therefore, only proportional cun should be used (elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the centre of the umbilicus, measure 2 cun in a superior direction and on this level locate KID-17 0.5 cun lateral to the midline. Located on the same level are ➞ Ren-10 (on the midline), ➞ ST-23 (2 cun lateral to the midline) and Ex-CA (weishang, 4 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates the Stomach and Intestines, eliminates stagnation
Special features
Meeting point with the chong mai

KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points -2

KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points -2

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KID-17 Shang Bend SHANGQU - Acupuncture Points -3

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