Acupressure Point -ZuSanLi (ST36) 足三里穴

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 Location of ZuSanLi (ST36) Acupressure Point 

3 cun inferior to DBLi ST-35, one fingerbreadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia.ZuSanLi1

How to Find ZuSanLi (ST36) Acupressure Point Quickly and Accurately ?: 

Location description of ZuSanLi (ST36) acupressure point above is based on more medical term.  In clinic, acupuncture doctors normally use bone measurement method and inherited way to find it quickly.

Using patient’s finger as measurement.  Find the bulging bone under the knee (highest point).   One thumb finger below the highest bone point,  then one index finger width towards outside of the leg.  This is the spot for ZuSanLi.


ZuSanLi (ST36) Acupressure Point Main characteristic:

strong Qi and blood, stomach related issues

ZuSanLi (ST36) Acupressure Point Indications:

The following is just the general function description by the acupressure point itself.   In reality, there is normally a combination of a few acupressure points to work together to fix the health problem based on the TCM diagnosis .

Stomach pain vomiting, Abdominal pain and distention, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, intestine abscess;

Fatigue, shortness of breath, consumptive diesease, palpitations

Atrophy paralysis of the legs, edema; psychosis and epilepsy