REN-13 (Shang Wan) Upper Venter
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REN-13 (Shang Wan) Upper Venter

Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Conception Vessel with the Stomach and Small Intestine Channels


  • Harmonizes the Stomach and regulates Qi
  • Descends rebellion and alleviates vomiting
  • Regulates the Heart


  • Stomachache, abdominal distention, nausea, vomiting, epilepsy, insomnia.

Pont Location:

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.

    Great care should be taken to puncture the points from Qugu (REN-02) to Shangwan (REN-13) of this meridian in pregnant women.