SP12 (Spleen 12) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Chongmen
English Name: Rushing Door

Location: Superior to the lateral end of the inguinal groove, lateral to the pulsating external iliac artery, at the level of the upper border of symphysis pubis, 3.5 cun lateral to Qugu (REN2).

Nature:

Meeting point of Spleen and Liver

Functions:

Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies Yin.

Indications:

Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

References:

The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Spleen channel:

(SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4, SP5, SP6, SP7, SP8, SP9, SP10, SP11, SP12, SP13, SP14, SP15, SP16, SP17, SP18, SP19, SP20, SP21)

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