Tianshu (English translation: Celestial Pivot)
On the middle of the abdomen, 2 cun lateral to the
Front-Mu point of the Large Intestine Meridian
- Abdominal distention, borborygmus, pain
around the umbilicus, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery
- Irregular menstruation, mass and gathering
in the abdomen, amenorrhea
Regulates the Spleen, Stomach, and intestines, dispels Dampness and Damp-Heat,
regulates Qi and 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,
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.
Do not moxa
during pregnancy, according to the Prescriptions Worth a Thousand Gold.