ST-22 (Guan Men)

ST19-ST30

Chinese Name:

Guanmen 关门

English translation:

Pass Gate

Location:

On the upper abdomen, 3 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Indications:

Abdominal distension and pain, anorexia, borborygmus, diarrhea, edema.

Functions:

Regulates the intestines, regulates qi, benefits urination.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .8 - 1.2 cun.