( SP-15 Great Horizontal DAHENG - Acupuncture Points ) 4 cun lateral to the centre of the umbilicus, on the mamillary line.
How to find
Locate SP-15 4 cun lateral to the umbilicus, using the mamillary line for reference, especially in male patients.
Located on the same level are ➞Ren-8/KID-16/ST-25/G.B.-26 (umbilicus/0.5 cun lateral to the umbilicus/2 cun lateral to the umbilicus/below the free end of the 11th rib at the level of the umbilicus).
Vertically 1–1.5 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy. Deep needling may reach the aponeuroses of the transverse abdominal musculature.
● Regulates and moves Qi in the Intestines (promotes bowel movement by stimulating peristalsis)
Meeting point with the yin wei mai. Important point for regulating the Large Intestine Qi.
Category: Acupuncture Points
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