“Pi” means spleen. The point is close to the spleen and is the place through which the qi of the spleen infuses into the body surface. It is mainly indicated in diseases of the spleen, hence the name Pishu (Spleen Point).
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra.
Indigestion (combine with Weishu (BL21) and Zusanli (ST36). Moxibustion applied to this point can increase the production of blood platelets.)
Nausea and vomiting.
Tonify the spleen.
Promote the stomach.
Build up the body constitution.
Most important point in the treatment of blurring of vision.
Deficiency of spleen and kidney (combine with Shenshu (BL23)).
Palpitation due to deficiency of both heart and spleen qi, and insufficiency of qi and blood.