The acupuncture point "ST 20" , 承满, is represented by "Chengman" in pinyin and "Assuming Fullness" in english and may be found:
2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 13.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. ST20, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat and/or Stomach Rebellious Qi
ST 20 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Anorexia Nervosa, Diarrhea, Gastritis, Vomiting and/or Wheezing (Dyspnea)
While not necessarily valid clinically, CV 13 ( CV 13 is useful for upper warmer issues (vomi…) and KD 20 (Local point for abdominal and digestive issues. …) are nearby.
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