Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points

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Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points -1

Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points ) 3 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 1 cun superior to the upper border of the pubic symphysis.
How to find
The distance between the centre of the umbilicus and the upper border of the pubic symphysis is divided into 5 proportional cun, which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun.
Therefore, only proportional cun measurements should be used (helpful device: elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the upper border of the pubic symphysis, measure 1 cun in a superior direction – this is the location of ➞ Ren-3. From there, measure 3 cun in a lateral direction to locate zigong.
Located on the same level are ➞ KID-12 (0.5 cun from the midline) and ➞ ST-29 (2 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
0.5–1 cun vertically or 1–2 cun obliquely towards the upper border of the pubic symphysis. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy, full bladder.

Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points -4

Ex-CA-1 Palace of the Child ZIGONG - Acupuncture Points -4

Actions/Indications
● Strengthens and raises Qi
● Regulates menstruation
● Alleviates pain in the abdomen and the lumbar region

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