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TRANSLATION:Beam Door
TYPE:
LOCATION:4 cun superior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 12
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Pass Gate
TYPE:
LOCATION:3 cun superior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 11
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion, * If patient is thin, deep needling may puncture peritoneal cavity
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Great Unity
TYPE:
LOCATION:2 cun superior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 10
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Door of Slippery Flesh
TYPE:
LOCATION:1 cun superior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 9
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Heaven's Pivot
TYPE:Front Mu of Large Intestine
LOCATION:2 cun lateral to center of umbilicus
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° insertion, b. 45° inferior insertion to treat uterus
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Outer Tomb
TYPE:
LOCATION:1 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 7
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Big Great
TYPE:
LOCATION:2 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 5
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Water Channel
TYPE:
LOCATION:3 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 4
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Returning
TYPE:
LOCATION:4 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 3
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion, * If patient is thin, deep needling may puncture peritoneal cavity, * Deep needling can puncture full bladder; ask patient to urinate before tx.
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Penetrating Qi
TYPE:Point of Sea of Water and Grain, Meeting point of the Stomach meridians with the Chong vessel
LOCATION:2 cun lateral to the midline, level with the superior border of the pubic symphysis (CV 2)
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:1.0-1.5 cun