Kidney 18, Abbreviated as KI 18 or KID 18, Transliterated Shiguan in Chinese, Stone Gate in English.
KI 18 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the upper abdomen, 3 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
KI 18 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation
KI 18 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Harmonizes the Stomach, regulates the Lower Jiao, relieves pain, regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels.
Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel