Point Localization: On the mamillary line, directly below the nipple, 4 cun lateral to the CV line in the 6th ICS.
TCM Actions: Harmonizes Liver and Stomach. Removes Liver Qi stagnation.
Indications: Distension, epigastric pain and stiffness. Hiccup. Belching. Vomiting. Acid regurgitation. Reflux. Stomach hyperacidity. Gastritis nervous. Cramp. Sigh. Distention of the breasts.
Target area: Breasts.
Point Name and Meaning: Qimen – Cyclic Gate
Acupuncture Meridian: Yin Wei Mai
Categories: Liver Mu (collecting).
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.