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ST-21 (Liang Men) Bean Gate

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Actions:

  • Regulates Qi and alleviates pain
  • Harmonizes the middle jiao and transforms stagnation
  • Raises the Qi and stops diarrhea

Indications:

  • Gastric pain, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal distension, diarrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun above the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to Zhongwan (REN-12).
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the midline and 4 cun superior to the umbilicus, level with Zhongwan REN-12.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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