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REN-08 (Shen Que) Spirit Gate

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

Actions:

  • Warms the yang and rescues collapse
  • Warms and harmonizes the intestines

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy, prolapse of the rectum, unchecked diarrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • In the centre of the umbilicus.
AMOA:
  • In the centre of the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture is prohibited. 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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