Wei, stomach; shu, point.
This point is where the Qi of stomach is infused into the back.
1.5cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 12th thoracic vertebra.
- main point forgastric disorders: fullness of the stomach, stomachache, retching with sore water, hiccup, vomiting, prolapes of the stomach.
Puncture perpendicularly or a bit obliquely in the direction of midline 0.5-0.8cun.
Back-Shu Point of the Stomach. Avoid deep insertion.