SP-16 (Fu Ai)

SP12-SP16

Chinese Name:

Fuai 腹哀

English translation:

Abdomen Sorrow

Location:

On the upper abdomen, 3 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 4 cun from the anterior midline of the body.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Spleen Meridian and the Yin Wei Vessel

Indications:

Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentry.

Functions:

Regulates the intestines, regulates Qi.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.