Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, 3 cun above the pubic symphysis.
TCM Actions: Tonifies Essence and Marrow. Moves Qi and Blood (Xue) in the Lower Burner. Regulates the Uterus and menstruation.
Indications: Pain in the lower abdomen. Constipation. Menstrual cramps. Excessive menstruation. Irregular menstrual periods. Retention of lochia. Leucorrhoea. Infertility. Myomas. Endometriosis. Syndrome of the Piggy that runs (feeling of discomfort that goes up the inside of the abdomen and chest, feeling of fullness in the chest, abdominal pain, palpitations, and anxiety).
Target area: Uterus.
Point Name and Meaning: Siman – Fourfold Fullness
Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney
Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.