TCM Acupuncture Theory - Lower He Sea Points

Acupuncture Points Theory

Traditional Chinese Medicine utilizies a number of theories which group acupuncture points together based on their functions and/or other relationships. Many of these theories are important in a clinical setting and are used, along with other theory and diagnostic information, to decide which acupuncture points will be used for a given condition.

Below you find information regarding the lower he sea points. See our Acupuncture Point Categories section for a complete list of point categories.

For complete information about a single point, click on it within the chart.

Lower He Sea Points Theory and Applications
  • The lower he sea points, also called the lower sea or lower uniting he points, are used to treat their respective yang organs. For example, ST 37, the lower he sea point of the LI will treat diarrhea.

Lower He Sea Points Chart
Large Intestine ST 37

-Yang Ming-

Stomach ST 36
Triple Heater UB 39

-Shao Yang-

Gall Bladder GB 34
Small Intestine ST 39

-Tai Yang-

Urinary Bladder UB 40

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