ST-21 (Liang Men)

ST19-ST30

Chinese Name:

Liangmen 梁门

English translation:

Beam Gate

Location:

On the upper abdomen, 4 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Indications:

Poor appetite, stomach pain, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea

Functions:

Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, harmonizes and descends rebellious Qi, stops diarrhea.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.