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ST-29 (Gui Lai) Return

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Common and Key Uses:

  • Warms the Uterus and drives out cold pathogens


  • Warms the lower jiao
  • Regulates menstruation and benefits the genital region


  • Abdominal pain, hernia, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, leucorrhea, prolapse of the uterus.


  • 4 cun below the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to Zhongji (REN-3).
  • On the lower abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the midline and 4 cun inferior to the umbilicus, level with Zhongji REN-3.

Needling Method:

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

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