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ST-20 (Cheng Man) Assuming Fullness

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming

Actions:

  • Harmonizes the middle jiao
  • Descends rebellion of the Lung and Stomach

Indications:

  • Gastric pain, abdominal distension, vomiting, anorexia.

Location

CAM:
  • 5 cun above the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to Shangwan (REN-13).
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the midline and 5 cun superior to the umbilicus, level with Shangwan REN-13.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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