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Siman KI14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Siman KI14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Siman KI14: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
December 28
12:49 2018
Siman-KI14

Siman-KI14

Nomenclature:

Si: fourth Man: fullness
Siman is the fourth point of the kidney meridian on the abdomen, and is indicated in abdominal distension.
Point: KI14
Chinese Name: 四滿
Name: Siman
English Name/Meaning: Four Fullnesses
Pinyin: sì mǎn
Han Geul 한글: sa man 사만
Romaji: shi man
Vietnamese: Tứ mãn

Location:

2 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Shimen (REN5).

Functions:

Regulates Conceptiona and governor vessels and supplies Kidney qi and circulates fluid.

Indications of siman:

Abdominal pain and distension, Diarrhoea, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhoea, postpartum abdominal pain.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

Meeting point of Kidney and chong vessel.

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