Point Localization: 3 cun above the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the mid line.

TCM Actions: Moves the Qi of the Stomach. Regulates the water way, urination and Intestine. Removes humidity in the Middle and Lower Burner.

Indications: Distension, fullness and epigastric and abdominal pain. Constipation. Borborygmos. Edema. Enuresis.

Target area: Abdomen.

Point Name and Meaning: Guanmen – Pass Gate

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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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.