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Stomach 34 (ST 34)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Liangqiu, Beam Mound (Hill)

Location
When the knee is flexed, the point is 2 cun above the laterosuperior border of the patella.

Indications
Pain and numbness of the knee, gastric pain, mastitis, motor impairment of the lower extremities.

Traditional Action
Subdues rebellious Stomach Qi, removes obstructions from channel, expels damp and wind.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.