Fujie SP14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Fujie-SP14
Fujie-SP14

Nomenclature:

Fu : abdomen     Jie: Stagnation
Fujie is indicated in treating abdominal stagnation.

Point: SP-14
Chinese Name: 腹結
Name: Fujie
English Name/Meaning: Abdomen Knot
Pinyin: fù jié
Han Geul 한글: bok gyeol 복결
Romaji: fuk ketsu
Vietnamese: Phúc kết

Location:

On the lower abdomen, 1.3 cun inferior to Daheng (SP15), 4 cun lateral to the midline.

Functions of fujie:

  • Warms center and dissipates cold (in abdomen).
  • Moves qi and descends rebellious qi (for digestion).

Indications:

Pain around the umbilical region, abdominal distension, hernia, diarrhoea, constipation.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion, 0.5 to 1 cun.

Precautions:

In thin patients deep needling may penetrate the peritoneal cavity.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.