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REN-07 (Yin Jiao) Yin Intersection

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Conception and Penetrating Vessels and the Kidney Channel

Actions:

  • Regulates menstruation
  • Benefits the lower abdomen and genital region

Indications:

  • Abdominal distention, edema, hernia, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, morbid leukorrhea, pruritus vulvae, postpartum hemorrhage, abdominal pain around the umbilicus.

Location

CAM:
  • On the anterior midline, 1 cun below the umbilicus.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the lower abdomen, 1 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 4 cun superior to the pubic symphysis.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.2 inches. 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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