KI-14 (Si Man)

K11_K21

Chinese Name:

Siman 四满

English translation:

Four Fullness

Location:

On the lower abdomen, 2 cun below the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Classification:

Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel

Indications:

Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain.

Functions:

Tonifies Kidney Qi, regulates the water passageways, regulates the Lower Jiao, moves Blood stagnation, regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.