SP-12 (Chong Men)

SP12-SP13SP12SP10-SP12

Chinese Name:

Chongmen 冲门

English translation:

Rushing Gate

Location:

At the lateral end of the inguinal groove, 3.5 cun lateral to the midpoint of the upper margin of the pubic symphysis, on the lateral side of the femoral artery.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Spleen and Liver Meridians

Indications:

Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria. Metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, leukorrhea

Functions:

Moves Blood, regulates Qi, relieves pain.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. Keep clear of the femoral artery.