Huangshu Acupoint:KI 16 Acupuncture Point or Kidney 16

Huangshu acupoints(KI 16) belong to the Kidney Meridian of Foot-Shaoyin,which is commonly used for stomach cramps, habitual constipation, enteritis, etc.

Location of Huangshu acupint

0.5 cun lateral to Shenque acupoint(CV 8);

huangshu acupoint

What is the meaning of Huangshu

Huangshu:Huang,refers to the substance in the point is similar grease.Shu,refers to outlet. The name of “Huangshu” means that the grease in the uterus outlets from here to the body surface. The substance of this point is the grease from the uterus, and the grease outlets from the ground pores of the point to the body surface, hence the name.

What is Huangshu acupoint used for

Huangshu point is commonly used for abdominal pain, abdominal distension, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, colic, urinary leaching and so on.

Digestive system diseases: stomach cramps, enteritis, dysentery, habitual constipation, intestinal paralysis;

Urogenital system diseases: urethritis, cystitis;

Other: keratitis.

Therapy and Precautions of Huangshu Point

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion at Huangshu point with moxa sticks for 5-20 minutes, once a day,which can relieve hernia, irregular menstruation and other diseases.

Scraping therapy

Scrape the Huangshu point from top to bottom for 3 minutes each time, once a day, which can relieve umbilical pain and vomiting.

Massage therapy

Press and rub the Huangshu point 100-200 times with thumb, it can relieve constipation and abdominal pain if long-term massage.

For eliminate fat

The excess fat around your waist is caused by fat accumulation due to poor circulation of Qi and blood and slow metabolism, It can speed up gastrointestinal peristalsis, help exhaust, heat, defecate, accelerate metabolism, and eliminate fat by massing the acupoint on the abdomen, such as Huangshu;

Massage method: Use the thumb to press the Huangshu acupoint for about 1 minute until you feel soreness and swelling, alternate with your left and right hands.

For relieve constipation in obese group

Huangshu point is good for promoting qi, regulating the intestines. It can not only accelerate fat burning, but also keep the intestines unblocked and relieve constipation. It is a good option for obese group with constipation.

In order to get the best effect, while massaging the Huangshu point,you should combine with some other weight loss points, such as:Zhongwan, Tianshu, Zusanli, Sanyinjiao and other points. In addition, Combined with Neiting and Tianshu points to treat stomach pain, abdominal pain, colic, urination, and urethral pain.

Compatibility of Huangshu Acupoint

Combined with Dadun and Guilai points to soothe the liver, regulate the intestines and Qi,activate channel, and treat colic pain and abdominal pain.

Combined with Hegu and Tianshu points to clear internal heat, treat constipation, diarrhea and dysentery.

Combined with Tianshu, Zusanli and Dachangshu points to treat constipation, diarrhea, and dysentery;

Combined with Zhongwan, Zusanli, Neiting, and Tianshu points to treat stomach pain, abdominal pain, colic, urination, and urethral pain.