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ST-22 (Guan Men) Pass Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming

Actions:

  • Regulates Qi and alleviates pain
  • Regulates the intestines and benefits urination

Indications:

  • Abdominal distension and pain, anorexia, borborygmus, diarrhea, edema.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun above the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to Jianli (REN-11).
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the midline and 3 cun superior to the umbilicus, level with Jianli REN-11.

Needling Method:

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

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