ST-28 (Shui Dao)

ST19-ST30

Chinese Name:

Shuidao 水道

English translation:

Water Passage

Location:

On the lower abdomen, 3 cun below the center of the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Indications:

Lower abdomen distended and full, hernia, orchitis, female infertility, edema/nephritis, cystitis, dysmenorrhea.

Functions:

Opens up the water passages, benefits urination, regulates the Lower Jiao and removes stagnation.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.