Pishu (English translation: Spleen Shu)
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower
border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra.
Back-Shu point of the Spleen
- Abdominal distention, jaundice, vomiting,
diarrhea, dysentery, blood in the stools
Tonifies Spleen/Stomach Qi and Yang, nourishes Blood, resolves Dampness,
regulates SP/ST Qi.
UB 20 is an important point to use for
any Spleen patterns. Excellent point to tonify the Spleen and Stomach for
Back-Shu points are corresponding points on the back where the
Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organ is infused. If the Five Zang organs are
diseased, abnormal reactions appear on the Back-Shu points. Back-Shu points have
a direct therapeutic effect on the diseases of the Five Zang organs. For more
complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points,
Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.