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REN-06 (Qi Hai) Sea of Qi

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)

Actions:

  • Fosters original Qi
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Tonifies the Kidneys and fortifies yang
  • Rescues collapse of yang
  • Regulates Qi and harmonizes blood

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, edema, diarrhea, dysentery, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, postpartum hemorrhage, constipation, flaccid type of apoplexy, asthma.

Location

CAM:
  • On the anterior midline, 1.5 cun below the umbilicus.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the lower abdomen, 1.5 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 3.5 cun superior to the pubic symphysis.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 inches. This is one of the important points for tonification. Moxibustion is applicable.

    Great care should be taken to puncture the points from Qugu (REN-02) to Shangwan (REN-13) of this meridian in pregnant women.

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