Names Of Fuai

SP 16 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Abdominal Lament
  • Pinyin Name: Fuai
  • Chinese Character: 腹哀
Meridian Information

Where Is SP 16 ?

SP 16 Location

  • 3 cun above SP 15 and 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline (CV 11).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is SP 16 Used For?

SP 16 Clinical Usages

  • Aids intestinal issues by clearing heat in the intestines and resolving dampness - as well as generally moving the intestines.
  • Noted for undigested food in the stool.
  • Abdominal pain, dysentery, blood in the stool.

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How Is SP 16 Categorized?

SP 16 Acupuncture Point Associations

  • Intersection point of the SP & Yin Wei Meridians

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use SP 16 ?

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".

What Conditions May Use SP 16 ?

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".

What Points Are Near SP 16 ?

CV 11 Interior Strengthening

  • Digestive issues - bloating, poor appetite, vomiting after eating, borborygmus, anorexia.
  • Edema of the whole body.  

LV 13 Camphorwood Gate

  • Assist with SP Deficient signs esp. from the LV invading the SP - pain and distention of the abdomen, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea (or alternating), bloating, undigested food in the bowels.
  • Hui Meeting Point of the Zang - tonify all Zang organs.
  • Running Piglet Disorder.

KD 18 Stone Pass

  • Local Point for abdominal and intestinal issues.  
  • Pain, hiccups, vomiting, harmonizes stomach.
  • Fertility issues involving stagnation in the lower warmer.
  • Abdominal pain following childbirth.

ST 22 Pass Gate

  • Abdominal pain, bloating, gurgling in the stomach/intestines (boborygmus).
  • Diarrhea, constipation, poor appetite.
  • Edema.
  • Useful for bedwetting with HT 7 and UB 40 or LU 1 and HT 7 (deadman text).

GB 25 Capital Gate

  • Local point for pain in the lumbar a/or lateral costal region especially when presenting with a KD deficiency.
  • KD/SP Issues involving dampness - diarrhea (esp. watery/cold), bloating, abdominal distention.
  • Diuretic point - urinary retention, difficult urination, edema.
  • Uterine stones - assists passage

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