Ren-11 Interior Strengthening JIANLI - Acupuncture Points

| November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments | 1,157 views

Location
( Ren-11 Interior Strengthening JIANLI - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline, 3 cun superior to 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 3 cun in a superior direction and there locate Ren-11 on the anterior midline.
Located on the same level are ➞ KID-18 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline), ➞ ST-22 (2 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ SP-16 (4 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
Actions/Indications
● Harmonises the Middle Burner, regulates the Qi flow

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