The acupuncture point "CV 13" , 上脘, is represented by "Shang Wan" in pinyin and "Upper Venter" in english and may be found:
5 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
CV 13 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
No Perpendicular Needling (NPN) No Perpendicular Needling in Pregnancy.
Cv 13 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol: