KID-18 Stone Gate SHIGUAN - Acupuncture Points

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Location
[ KID-18 Stone Gate SHIGUAN - Acupuncture Points ] 3 cun superior to the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
How to find
The distance between the sternocostal angle (➞ 3.5) and the centre of the umbilicus is divided into 8 proportional cun, which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun. Therefore, only proportional cun measurements should be used (elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the centre of the umbilicus measure 3 cun in a superior direction and on this level locate KID-18 0.5 cun lateral to the midline.
Located on the same level are ➞ Ren-11 (on the midline), ➞ ST-22 (2 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ SP-16 (on the mamillary line).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
Actions/Indications
● Strengthens the Middle, regulates the Stomach and Intestines, removes Blood stagnation
Special features
Meeting point with the chong mai

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