Theory

UB 21 - Acupuncture Point - Wei Shu


UB 21 Names

  • English Name: Stomach Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Wei Shu
  • Chinese Character: 胃俞

Location

  • 1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T12.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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UB 21 Clinical Uses

  • Main point for all Stomach related issues: food stagnation, abdominal distention, borborygmus, mouth ulcers, vomiting, belching, nausea, etc.
  • Dissolve accumulations/lumps in the abdomen, combine with Pigen (point for lumps, tumors), 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border of L1.  
  • Functions:
  • Harmonizes the Stomach and strengthens the Spleen



UB 21 TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



UB 21 Conditions Treated

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

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


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