Theory

SP 13 - Acupuncture Point - Fushe


SP 13 Names

  • English Name: Bowel Abode
  • Pinyin Name: Fushe
  • Chinese Character: 府舍

Location

  • .7 cun laterosuperior to SP 12 and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline (between CV 2 and CV 3).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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SP 13 Clinical Uses

  • Abdominal pain, abdominal masses (fibroids, cysts, etc.), hernia, thigh pain - regulates the liver, qi, and alleviates pain.


SP 13 Point Associations

None listed.


SP 13 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



SP 13 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

CV 2

  • CV 2  Curved Bone
    • Generally useful for Deficiency and Cold-Type Genito-urinary issues - retention of urine, dribbling urine, frequent urination.
    • Main point for feminine discharges, "red and white" discharges (leukorrhea) along with other sexual/menstrual issues - dysmenorrhea, irregular cycles.
    • Male sexual issues such as impotence a/or seminal emission as well as any problems with the genitals (dryness, itching, dampness, pain).  

CV 3

  • CV 3  Central Pole
    • Generally useful for Excess-Type Genito-urinary disorders.
    • Urinary disorders from excess heat, stagnation a/or dampness - cystitis, dark/burning/urgent/frequent urination, retention of urine.
    • Main point for damp-heat in the genital area - genital itching w/sensation of heat, rashes, genital herpes, impotence, seminal emission.
    • Yin excess accumulations - masses below the umbilicus, cold lower abdomen.
    • Moving and cooling point for Gynecological disorders - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, fibroids, leukorrhea, uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse.
    • Running Piglet Disorder.  

ST 29

ST 30

KD 11

KD 12




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