UB-46 (Ge Guan)

UB41-UB54

Chinese Name:

Geguan 膈关

English translation:

Diaphragm Pass

Location:

On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra.

Indications:

Dysphagia, hiccup, vomiting, belching, pain and stiffness of the back.

Functions:

Regulates the diaphragm, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.