REN-08 (Shen Que) Spirit Gate
Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
- Warms the yang and rescues collapse
- Warms and harmonizes the intestines
- Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy, prolapse of the rectum, unchecked diarrhea.
- A Manual of Acupuncture: In the centre of the umbilicus.
- Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the centre of the umbilicus.
- 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.