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GB-25 (Jing Men) Capital Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Front Mu of the Kidneys

Actions:

  • Tonifies the Kidneys and regulates the water passages
  • Fortifies the Spleen and regulates the intestines
  • Strengthens the lumbar region

Indications:

  • Abdominal distention, borborygmus, diarrhea, pain in the lumbar and hypochondriac region.

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the abdomen, on the lower border of the free end of the twelfth rib.
AMOA:
  • Below the lateral aspect of the ribcage, anterior and inferior to the free end of the 12th rib.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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