Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to GV 5, level with L1.

TCM Actions: Regulates the Triple Burner. Regulates the movement of Qi to the chest. Benefits the breasts.

Indications: Fullness and stiffness below the heart. Breast disease. Pain and lumps in the breasts. Mastitis.

Target area: Breasts.

Point Name and Meaning: Huangmen – Vitals Door

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.