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Acupuncture Points - Ren 6

Chinese Name: Qihai (English translation: Sea of Qi)

Location:  On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 1.5 cun below the umbilicus.


  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation
  • Enuresis
  • Hernia
  • Spermatorrhea, impotence
  • Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea
  • Emaciation due to consumptive disease

Functions: Strengthens Kidney Qi and Yang, regulates Qi, benefits Original Qi, treats prolapse.

Notes: Ren 6 has the function to tonify, as well as maintain health.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 2.0 cun. 



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