Guanyuan (English translation: Gate of Origin)
On the anterior median line of the lower
abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus.
Front-Mu point of the Small Intestine
Crossing point of the Ren Vessel and the Three Yin Meridians of the
Foot - (Spleen, Liver and Kidney)
- Impotence, spermatorrhea, enuresis, frequent
micturition, retention of urine
- Irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, morbid leukorrhea,
dysmenorrhea, prolapse of the uterus, infertility, postpartum hemorrhage
- Flaccidity of apoplexy, emaciation due to
- Diarrhea, prolapse of rectum, dyspepsia
Strengthens, nourishes the Kidneys (Qi, Yin and Yang), nourishes Essence,
benefits Original Qi, calms the Shen, benefits menstruation and the uterus.
Ren 4 has the function to tonify, as well as
maintain health. 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,
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun.