Pi, spleen; shu, point.
This point is where the Qi of spleen is infused into the back.
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra.
- gastric disorder, such as stomach, fullness of the stomach, nausea, vomiting, retching, hiccup, throwing out sore water, chronic diarrhea, etc.
- anemia, bleed, menorrhagia.
- cough and asthma with whitish watery phlegm.
- edema, scanty urination.
Puncture perpendicularly or a bit obliquely in the direction of midline 0.5-0.8cun.
Back-Shu Point of the Spleen. Avoid deep insertion.