Ren-3 Middle Pole ZHONGJI - Acupuncture Points

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Location
Ren-3 Middle Pole ZHONGJI - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline, 1 cun superior to the upper border of the pubic symphysis or 4 cun inferior to the umbilicus.
How to find
The distance between the centre of the umbilicus and the upper border of the pubic symphysis is divided into 5 cun. As these can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun, only proportional cun measurements should be used here (helpful device: elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). Locate Ren-3 on the midline, 1 cun superior to the midpoint of the upper border of the pubic symphysis.
Located on the same level are ➞ KID-12 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ ST-29 (2 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, bladder. Contraindicated during pregnancy. Ask the patient to void their bladder before needling.
Actions/Indications
● Benefits the Bladder, drains Dampness and Damp-Heat, dispels stagnation, benefits the Lower Burner
● Regulates menstruation
● Strengthens the Kidneys (➞ Ren-4 is more commonly used for this purpose)
Special features
Front-mu point of the Bladder, meeting point with the LIV, KID and SP channels. Important point for disorders of the urogenital tract, with its main action on the Bladder (especially for acute cases).

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