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Acupuncture Points - Ren 10

Chinese Name: Xiawan (English translation: Lower Epigastrium)

Location:  On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 2.0 cun above the umbilicus.

Classification: Crossing point of the Ren Vessel and the Urinary Bladder Meridian


  • Epigastric pain, abdominal distention, diarrhea, hiccup

Functions: Descends Stomach Qi, relieves Food Stagnation, harmonizes the Middle Jiao.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun. 



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