Qimen (English translation: Cycle Gate)
On the chest, directly below the nipple, in
the 6th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
Front-Mu point of the Liver Meridian
Crossing point of the Liver and Spleen Meridians and the Yin Wei Vessel
- Distention and pain of the chest and hypochondrium
- Abdominal distention, hiccup, acid
Harmonizes the Liver and Stomach, regulates Liver Qi, moves the Blood.
Front-Mu points can be used to treat diseases
of the affected Zang-Fu organ, and those of Yang meridians and collaterals. They
treat diseases of Six Fu-organs and diseases of yang meridians. An adverse
reaction when a Front-Mu point is pressed can help make a diagnosis. For more
complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points,
Oblique or subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun.