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Weiguanxiashu or Yishu

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Pancreas Hollow

Location
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the eighth thoracic vertebra.

Indications
Diabetes, vomitting, abdominal pain, pain in the chest and hypochorondriac region.

Traditional Action
Relieves stagnation of blood.

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.