ST 20 - Acupuncture Point - Chengman

  • English Name:  Assuming Fullness
  • Pinyin Name:  Chengman
  • Chinese Character:  承满
  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 13.
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  • Abdominal pain, bloating, hiccups, gastric pain, vomiting.
  • Anorexia, poor appetite, diarrhea.
  • Shortness of breath, wheezing.

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The (ST) Stomach Meridian has 45 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

GraphicPointClinical Functions


CV 13
Upper Venter
  • CV 13 is useful for upper warmer issues (vomiting, hiatal hernia, hiccups, epigastric pain), whereas CV 12 is useful for middle warmer issues and CV 10 is useful for lower warmer issues.
  • Abdominal pain a/or distention, epigastic pain, nausea, vomiting.
  • Spleen deficiency related heart and emotional issues - insomnia, anxiety, palpitations, heart pain, running piglet, sensations of heat in the chest and/or body (possibly without sweating).  
KD 20
Open Valley
  • Local point for abdominal and digestive issues.
  • Mania, epilepsy, palpitations, mouth/tongue deviation/swelling - largely through resolving phlegm.
  • Chest pain, coughing, wheezing.

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