Ren-10 Lower Cavity XIAWAN - Acupuncture Points

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Ren-10 Lower Cavity XIAWAN - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline, 2 cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus.
How to find
The distance between the sternocostal angle (➞ 3.5) and the centre of the umbilicus is divided into 8 cun, which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun. Therefore only proportional cun measurements should be applied here (helpful
device: elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the centre of the umbilicus, measure 2 cun in a superior direction and there locate Ren-10 on the anterior midline.
Located on the same level are ➞ KID-17 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline), ➞ ST-23 (2 cun lateral to the midline) and Ex-CA (weishang; 4 cun lateral to the midline).
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
● Tonifies and regulates the Spleen and Stomach Qi, dispels food stagnation
Special features
Meeting point with the SP channel and according to some authors with the ST channel. According to some classical texts, this point is contraindicated during pregnancy (for both needling and moxibustion).

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