ST-30 (Qi Chong)

ST19-ST30

Chinese Name:

Qichong 气冲

English translation:

Penetrating Qi

Location:

Above the inguinal, 5 cun below the center of the umbilicus, 2 cun lateral to the anterior median line.

Classification:

Crossing point of the Stomach Meridian with the Chong Mai Vessel. Point of the Sea of Water and Grain.

Indications:

Abdominal pain, borborygmus, hernia, swelling and pain of the external genitalia, impotence, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation.

Functions:

Regulates the Lower Jiao and the Chong Mai Vessel, subdues running piglet Qi.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun.