The acupuncture point "UB 21" , 胃俞, is represented by "Wei Shu" in pinyin and "Stomach Shu" in english and may be found:
1.5 cun lateral to GV line, level with T12.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Ub 21 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. UB21, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Stomach Food Stagnation, Stomach Qi Deficiency and/or Stomach Rebellious Qi
UB 21 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux Disease (GERD), Borborygmus, Chest Pain, Epigastric Pain and/or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)