Point Localization: 3.5 cun lateral to the mid line, at the height of the upper margin of the pubic symphysis.

TCM Actions: Moves the Qi and invigorates the Blood (Xue). Subdues the rebellion of the Qi of the Penetrating Vessel (Chong Mai). Benefits urination.

Indications: Fullness and abdominal pain. Abdominal masses. Hemorrhoid. Difficulty of lactation. Urinary difficulty. Painful urination. Vaginal secretion.

Target area: Abdomen.

Point Name and Meaning: Chongmen – Surging Gate

Acupuncture Meridian: Spleen

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yin (Greater Yin) [LU+SP]

 

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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.