Kidney 17, Abbreviated as KI 17 or KID 17, Transliterated Shangqu in Chinese, Metal Bend in English.
KI 17 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the upper abdomen, 2 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
KI 17 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation
KI 17 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Removes accumulations, relieves pain.
Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel