KI-16 (Huang Shu)

K11_K21

Chinese Name:

Huangshu肓俞

English translation:

Vitals Shu

Location:

On the middle of the abdomen, .5 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus, level with Shenque (REN8)

Classification:

Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel. Point of the Penetrating Vessel.

Indications:

Abdominal pain and distention, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea

Functions:

Regulates Qi, removes meridian obstructions, regulates the intestines.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.