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**Stomach 33 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Yin Shi - Yin Market

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

2

**Stomach 33 - Location

5 cun above the knee crease, between the muscles of rectus femoris and vastus lateralis, on a line from the anterior superior iliac spine to the lateral border of the patella

3

**Stomach 33 - Features

None

4

**Stomach 32 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Fu Tu - Crouching Rabbit

Caution: Forbidden in pregnancy

Foot Yang Ming

5

**Stomach 32 - Location

8 cun above the knee crease, on a line from the anterior iliac spine to the lateral border of the patella.

6

**Stomach 32 - Features

Point of Departure of the Stomach Divergent Meridian*Point of Departure of Spleen Separate Meridian (vB)*Reunion of Veins / Works on Veins (vB)*Acts on lower Stomach

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**Stomach 31 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Bi Guan - Thigh Gate / Barrier

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

8

**Stomach 31 - Location

In a depression level with the inferior border of the symphysis pubis, lateral to the sartorius muscle, on a line from the anterior superior iliac spine to the lateral border of the patella (Flexing the thigh will help locating this point)

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**Stomach 31 - Features

Regulates Qi in the legs

10

Stomach 30 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Qi Chong - Rushing Qi

Caution: Internally, the presence of the spermatic cord in men or the round ligament in women makes a deep insertion dangerous.

Foot Yang Ming

11

Stomach 30 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-2

12

Stomach 30 - Features

Sea of Nourishment Upper point
Important point of Chong Mai
Lower Meeting Point of Stomach and Spleen Divergent meridians
Arrival of the branch from ST-12 (Internal vessel)
Meets the Gall Bladder meridian

13

Stomach 29 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Gui Lai - Return

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

14

Stomach 29 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-3

15

Stomach 29 - Features

None

16

Stomach 28 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Shui Dao - Water Path / Way

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

17

Stomach 28 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-4

18

Stomach 28 - Features

The Stomach communicates with the Kidneys via Dai Mai

Regulates Body Fluids (as per point name)

19

Stomach 27 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Da Ju - Big and Huge

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

20

Stomach 27 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-5

21

Stomach 27 - Features

Meets the five zang

*Shokanten Point of Yang Ming
*In the Nine Continents it appears in the Earth part of Earth, and in the Man part of Heaven. This automatically means it has a strong influence on the Heaven part of Man.

22

Stomach 26 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Wai Ling - Outer Mound

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

23

Stomach 26 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-7

24

Stomach 26 - Features

None

25

Stomach 25 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Tian Shu - Celestial Pivot

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

26

Stomach 25 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-8

27

Stomach 25 - Features

Mu Point of the Colon
Receives a vessel from Chong Mai
Meets the Liver meridian

Tonifies Yin in general
Conveys Qi and body fluids to Yang Ming and Spleen

*Shokanten point of Shao Yang

28

Stomach 24 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Hua Rou Men - Slippery Flesh Gate

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

29

Stomach 24 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-9

30

Stomach 24 - Features

Has an effect on Stomach and Small Intestine

31

Stomach 23 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Tai Yi - Great / Supreme Unity

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

32

Stomach 23 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-10

33

Stomach 23 - Features

None

*The symptoms related to this point are very much related to the Liver

34

Stomach 22 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Guan Men - Pass Gate / Barrier

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

35

Stomach 22 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-11

36

Stomach 22 - Features

None

37

Stomach 21 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Liang Men - Beam Gate

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa during Pregnancy

Foot Yang Ming

38

Stomach 21 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-12

39

Stomach 21 - Features

Promotes the function of Stomach and Spleen

40

Stomach 20 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Cheng Man - Receiving / Containing Fullness

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

41

Stomach 20 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-13

42

Stomach 20 - Features

Promotes the function of Stomach and Spleen

43

Stomach 19 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Bu Rong - Not Contained

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

44

Stomach 19 - Location

2 cun lateral to Ren-14

45

Stomach 19 - Features

None

46

Stomach 18 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ru Gen - Breast Root

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

47

Stomach 18 - Location

In the fifth intercostal space, just superior to the sixth rib, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

48

Stomach 18 - Features

None

*Together with Ren-18 creates a pathway for Jin-Ye (LingShu)
*Together with Ren-23 creates a pathway for Jin-Ye (vB)
*Here the Stomach communicates with the Chong Mai

49

Stomach 17 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ru Zhong - Breast Centre

Caution: Forbidden to Needle and Moxa

Foot Yang Ming

50

Stomach 17 - Location

In the centre of the nipple

51

Stomach 17 - Features

None

52

Stomach 16 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ying Chuang - Breast Window

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

53

Stomach 16 - Location

In the third intercostal space, just superior to the fourth rib, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

54

Stomach 16 - Features

None

55

Stomach 15 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Wu Yi - Room Screen

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

56

Stomach 15 - Location

In the second intercostal space, just superior to the third rib, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

57

Stomach 15 - Features

None

58

Stomach 14 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ku Fang - Storehouse / Storeroom

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

59

Stomach 14 - Location

In the first intercostal space, just superior to the second rib, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

60

Stomach 14 - Features

None

61

Stomach 13 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Qi Hu - Qi Door

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

62

Stomach 13 - Location

Inferior to the clavicle, directly below ST-12, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

63

Stomach 13 - Features

Branches from Small Intestine, Colon, Three Heater and Stomach meridians which then travel to the interior
Small Intestine, Colon, Three Heater and Stomach Divergent Meridians surface here to join the main meridians and go to the head.

64

Stomach 12 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Que Pen - Empty Basin

Caution: Care must be taken to avoid the blood vessel
Forbidden in Pregnancy

Foot Yang Ming

65

Stomach 12 - Location

Superior to the clavicle, at the midpoint of the supra-clavicular fossa, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

66

Stomach 12 - Features

Point of Yin Qiao Mai
Meeting of the Three Leg Yang Tendino muscular meridians.
Meeting of Stomach, Gall Bladder, Colon, Three Heater and Small Intestine meridians (all the Yang except Bladder)
Lower Meeting point of Lung and Colon Divergent Meridians
Branch to Pylorus, which then travels to ST-30

Takes Qi down

67

Stomach 11 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Qi She - Abode of Qi

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

68

Stomach 11 - Location

Superior to the sternal extremity of the clavicle, in a depression midway between the two heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

69

Stomach 11 - Features

None

70

Stomach 10 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Shui Tu - Water Prominence

Caution: None

Foot Yang Ming

71

Stomach 10 - Location

On the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, midway between ST-9 and ST-11.

72

Stomach 10 - Features

None

73

Stomach 9 - Name in Chinese and English

Caution

Division

Ren Ying - Man's Welcome

Caution: Forbidden to Moxa
Do not needle to deeply, beware the location of the carotid artery.

Foot Yang Ming

74

Stomach 9 - Location

Level with the Laryngeal prominence, following the natural neck line, on the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid

75

Stomach 9 - Features

Window of Sky Point.
Sea of Qi Lower Point

Brings deep pulses to the surface

*Pulse here shows the state of Yang
*Deeply sedate Qi and Blood (vB)