Vertically or obliquely 1–1.5 cun
Shangjuxu ST-37 is the Lower Sea point for the Large Intestine Channel, thus it regulates the Channel, just like how Zusanli ST-36 regulates the Stomach Channel. Typical patterns includes Food Stagnation and Damp-Heat in the Large Intestine, characterized by chronic diarrhoea, or stools that is loose and with mucus and blood.
On the other hand, it opens the chests by subduing Rebellious Qi. Typical manifestations are asthma and short of breath.