SP-12 (Chong Men) Surging Gate

SP-12 (Chong Men) Surging Gate

Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin

  • Meeting Point of the Spleen and Liver Channels with the Yin Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Invigorates blood, regulates Qi and alleviates pain
  • Drains damp, clears heat and regulates urination

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 3.5 cun lateral to Qugu REN-2, on the lateral side of the femoral artery.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Superior to the lateral end of the inguinal groove, lateral to the pulsating external iliac artery, at the level of the upper border of symphysis pubis, 3.5 cun lateral to Qugu (REN-2).

Needling Method:

  • Avoid puncturing the artery. Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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