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ST-25 (Tian Shu) Celestial Pivot

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Front Mu of the Large Intestine

Actions:

  • Regulates the intestines
  • Regulates the Spleen and Stomach
  • Resolves dampness and damp-heat
  • Regulates Qi and blood and eliminates stagnation

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain and distension, borborygmus, pain around the umbilicus, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, irregular menstruation, edema.

Location

CAM:
  • 2 cun lateral to the center of the umbilicus.
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.7-1.2 inches. Moxibustion is applicable.

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