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Shangwan

Synonyms:
  1. 上脘
  2. CV13

Shangwan
Shangwan #

Shangwan(CV13,上脘) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Conception Vessel.

Location

On the midline of the abdomen, 5 cun above the umbilicus.

Indication

  • ①Stomachache, vomiting, hiccups, abdominal distension;
  • ②epilepsy.

Method

Perpendicular insertion 1-1.5 cun.