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LIV-13 (Zhang Men) Camphorwood Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Liver Channel of Foot Jue Yin
  • Hui-Meeting Point of the Zang, Meeting Point of the Liver and Gallbladder Channels
  • Front Mu of the Spleen

Actions:

  • Harmonizes the Liver and Spleen
  • Regulates the middle and lower jiao
  • Fortifies the Spleen
  • Spreads the Liver and regulates Qi

Indications:

  • Abdominal distention, borborygmus, pain in the hypochondriac region, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion.

Location

CAM:
  • On the lateral side of the abdomen, below the free end of the eleventh rib.
AMOA:
  • Directly anterior and inferior to the free end of the eleventh rib.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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