ST 34 Acupuncture Point(Liangqiu) or Stomach 34

ST 34 Acupuncture Point(Liangqiu) belongs to the Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming,which is commonly used for acute stomach pain, mastitis, hematuria, swelling and pain of knee, paralysis of the lower limbs and other diseases, puncture 0.5 to 0.8 cun straight.

ST 34 Acupuncture Point location

With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on the line connecting with the ASIS.

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What is the meaning of Liangqiu

LiangQiu:”Liang”,the beam.”Qiu”, Hill, the mound. The name of “Liangqiu” means that the work of this point is to restrict the water of the stomach meridian to flow down. The substance of this point is the ground meridian water from ST 33(Yinshi) point. After reaching this point,since it is located in  protuberance part of muscle,so it can restrict the water of the stomach meridian to flow down what only overflow passing by, as if water overflow the beam,hence the name.

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ST 34 Acupuncture Point Usage

Acute stomach pain, mastitis, hematuria,swelling and pain of knee, paralysis of the lower limbs and other diseases

Clinical:Stomach cramps, mastitis, knee joint disease, etc.

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ST 34 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Press and rub ST 34(Liangqiu) acupoint with the pad of your thumb for 1 to 3 minutes each time,which can regulate spleen and stomach, and ptrvent form stomach pain and cramps if long-term massage it.

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Compatibility of ST 34 Point

Combined with Zhongwan, Neiguan and Zusanli to treat acute stomach pain.

Combined with Qimen, Danzhong, Neiguan and Jianjing to teat acute mastitis.

Combined with Huantiao, Yanglingquan, Zusanli, Xuanzhong to treat paralysis of lower limb.

Combined with Waixiyan,Heding, XiYangguan, Yanglingquan, Yinlingquan to treat knee pain.

Combined with XiYangguan and Ququan to treat inability to flexion and extension of knee.

Stomach 34 liangqiu