Point Localization: On the lateral side of the abdomen below the free end of the 11th rib.
TCM Actions: Removes Liver Qi stagnation. Harmonizes the flow of Qi of the Spleen and Stomach. Tonifies Spleen Yang (moxa).
Indications: Borborygmos. Constipation. Diarrhea. Poor digestion. Abdominal distension and hypochondriac. Rib pain.
Target area: Ribs.
Point Name and Meaning: Zhangmen – Camphorwood Gate
Acupuncture Meridian: Dai Mai
Categories: Spleen Mu (collecting). 5 Yin organs Hui (gathering).
Unitary Channel: Jue Yin (Terminal Yin) [LV + PC]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.