REN9 (Conception Vessel 9) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Shuifen
English Name: Water Divisions/Distribution/Part
Precautions: Contraindicated to needle in ascites; moxibustion should be used instead, contraindicated for moxibustion during pregnancy.
Location: In the midline of the epigastrium, 1 cun above the umbilicus.
Governs water balance in the body.
Urinary retention, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain.
Sudden epistaxis, dysuria, nephritis, hernia, chronic gastric cancer, enteritis, diarrhoea, cholera, chronic lesions of the intestines, stiffness and contracture of the renal region and the vertebral column, sudden subsidence of anterior fontanelle in children, rectal prolapse.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
View other points on the Conception Vessel:
(REN1, REN2, REN3, REN4, REN5, REN6, REN7, REN8, REN9, REN10, REN11, REN12, REN13, REN14, REN15, REN16, REN17, REN18, REN19, REN20, REN21, REN22, REN23, REN24)
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