Si: fourth Man: fullness
Siman is the fourth point of the kidney meridian on the abdomen, and is indicated in abdominal distension.
Chinese Name: 四滿
English Name/Meaning: Four Fullnesses
Pinyin: sì mǎn
Han Geul 한글: sa man 사만
Romaji: shi man
Vietnamese: Tứ mãn
2 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Shimen (REN5).
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.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.
Meeting point of Kidney and chong vessel.