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KI18

Synonyms:
  1. 石关
  2. 石關
  3. Shiguan

Shiguan
Shiguan #

Shiguan(KI18,石关) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyin Kidney Meridian of Foot.

Location

3 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indication

  • ①Stomachache, vomiting, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, constipation, and other stomach and intestine disorders;
  • ②sterility.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.