KI-20 (Fu Tong Gu)

K11_K21

Chinese Name:

Futonggu 腹通谷

English translation:

Open Valley

Location:

On the upper abdomen, 5 cun above the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Classification:

Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel

Indications:

Abdominal pain and distension, vomiting, indigestion.

Functions:

Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, opens the chest.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.


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