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Shangqu

Synonyms:
  1. 商曲
  2. KI17

Shangqu
Shangqu #

Shangqu(KI17,商曲) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyin Kidney Meridian of Foot.

Location

2 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indication

  • ①Stomachache, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, and other stomach and intestine disorders;
  • ②abdominal mass.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.