ST-25 Heaven’s Pivot TIANSHU - Acupuncture Points

| December 30, 2010 | 0 Comments | 4,046 views

Location
ST-25 Heaven’s Pivot TIANSHU - Acupuncture Points ) 2 cun lateral to the umbilicus.
How to find
Measure 2 cun lateral from the centre of the umbilicus. For reference: On the abdomen, 2 cun lateral corresponds to the midpoint between the anterior midline and the mamillary line (➞3.5).
Located on the same level are ➞ Ren-8/KID-16/SP-15/G.B.-26 (umbilicus/0.5 cun lateral to the umbilicus/mamillary line or 4 cun lateral to the umbilicus/at the level of the umbilicus and directly inferior to the free end of the 11th rib).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1.5 cun. For gynaecological disorders, obliquely in an inferior direction towards the uterus. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy. The needle may reach the aponeuroses of the oblique abdominal musculature at the transition to the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates the Spleen, Stomach and Intestines, eliminates Dampness and clears Damp-Heat
● Eliminates stagnation
Special features
Front-mu point of the Large Intestine. Important point for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

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