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Huangmen BL51: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Huangmen BL51: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Huangmen BL51: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
April 21
16:29 2019
Huangmen, BL51 is at the level of Sanjiaoshu (BL22), like a door for the Qi of the sanjiao.

Huangmen-BL51

Nomenclature:

Huangmen is at the level of Sanjiaoshu (BL22), like a door for the Qi of the sanjiao.
Point: BL51
Chinese Name: 肓门
Name: Huangmen
English Name/Meaning: Vitals Gate
Pinyin: huāng mén
Han Geul 한글: hwang mun 황문
Romaji: kō mon?
Vietnamese:Hoang môn

Location:

3 cun lateral to Xuanshu (GV 5), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.

Functions:

  • Regulates triple burner.
  • Stimulates the digestive system.
  • Benefits the breast.
  • Softens hardness.

Indications of Huangmen:

  • Abdominal pain, fullness and stiffness below the heart, constipation, abdominal mass.
  • Breast disease, pain and lumps in the breast, mastitis.

Method:

Oblique insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.

Precautions:

Deep perpendicular or needling in a wrong direction carries a substantial risk of injuring Kidney.

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