Weizhong (English translation: Supporting Middle)
Midpoint of the transverse crease of the popliteal
fossa, between the tendons m. biceps femoris and m. semitendinosus.
He-Sea point of the Urinary Bladder
Command Point of the low back
- Lumbar pain, spasm and weakness of the lower
- Erysipelas, rash, general pruritus,
furuncle, carbuncle on the back
- Abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea
- Enuresis, dysuria
Clears Heat, resolves Dampness, benefits the lumbar area and knees, cools the
Blood, clears Summer-Heat, activates the meridian, relieves pain.
UB 40 is an excellent point for any low back
condition, acute or chronic. It is also known to help skin conditions. He-Sea points are where the qi of the
meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to
indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.
Needling: Perpendicular insertion
1.0 - 1.5 cun, or prick the popliteal vein with the three-edged needle to cause