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Nine Needle Warm Needle Moxibustion
Lung Channel Lg. Intestine Channel Stomach Channel Spleen Channel Heart Channel Small Intestine Bladder Channel Kidney Channel Pericardium Channel San Jiao Channel Gall Bladder Channel Liver Channel Ren Mai (Conception) Du Mai (Governing) The Extra Points

LIV-14 (Qi Men) Cycle Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Liver Channel of Foot Jue Yin
  • Meeting Point of the Liver and Spleen Channels with the Yin Linking Vessel
  • Front Mu of the Liver


  • Spreads the Liver and regulates Qi
  • Invigorates blood and disperses masses
  • Harmonizes the Liver and Stomach


  • Hypochondriac pain, abdominal distention, hiccup, acid regurgitation, mastitis, depression, febrile diseases.


  • Directly below the nipple, in the sixth intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
  • On the mamillary line, in the sixth intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the midline.

Needling Method:

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

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