ST 26 Acupuncture Point(Wailing) belongs to Stomach Meridian of Foot-yangming,which is commonly used for abdominal pain, hernia, dysmenorrhea,puncture 1 to 1.5 cun straight.

ST 26 Acupuncture Point Location

2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 7.

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What is the meaning of Wailing

Wailing:”Wai”,outer,refers to the acting part of the Qi of this point is outside the meridian.”Ling”,the mound. The name of “Wailing” means that the splenic soil particles of Stomach Meridian are transported outside the stomach meridian. The substance of this point is the wind-qi with spleen dust of the heaven that from ST 23(Taiyi), ST 24(Huaroumen),ST 25(Tianshu) of the upper part ,and ST 30(Qichong) of the lower part of Stomach Meridian. This point converge into a wind-qi field, and the spleen soil particles flow outside of this point,and descend to develop a mound of spleen soil ,hence the name.

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ST 26 Acupuncture Point Usage

abdominal pain, hernia, dysmenorrhea;

Clinical:Appendicitis, ureteral stones, etc.

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ST 26 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Use the index finger, middle finger and ring finger to press and rub ST 26 points from inside to outside for 1 to 3 minutes each time, which can relieve various symptoms of lower abdomen and prevent from hernias if long-term massage it;

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ST 26 Acupuncture Point Compatibility

Cmbined with Zigong and Sanyinjiao point to treat dysmenorrhea.

Cmbined With Tianshu, Zusanli and Zhongwan to relieve stomach pain.

Cmbined With Lanwei, Zusanlito treat appendicitis.

Never Moxibustion for pregnant women.