Wei : stomach Cang: storehouse
Weicang, BL50 is at the level of Weishu (Bl21). The stomach receives food, just like a storehouse.
Chinese Name: 胃仓
English Name/Meaning: Stomach Granary
Pinyin: wèi cāng
Han Geul 한글: wi chang 위창
Romaji: i sō
Location of Weicang:
3 cun lateral to the Governor meridian, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the twelveth thoracic vertebra.
Harmonizes the stomach and middle jiao.
Abdominal distension, pain in the epigastric region and back, poor indigestion.
Oblique insertion towards lateral 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
Deep perpendicular or needling in a wrong direction carries a substantial risk of causing a pneumothorax.