Du-4

Du-4

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Element
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English
Gate of Life (Ming Men)
Name
命門
Transliteration
Mingmen
Special Point
Spirit Point
Indications
heat Governing vessel the Kidneys lumbar spine yang menstruation tendons blood circulation
Kinesiology
Spine back pain migraine lumbar pain
Channel Psychology
Gv: Not right to be supported by others, I must support others.
Point Psychology
Fear fright
Physical Conditions
Symptoms
General health and vitality, heat in the body like fire, absence of sweating, heat of the five zang, shaking of the head with open mouth, tinnitus, dizziness, severe muscle spasm causing backward retraction of the head with arching of the back, splitting headache, childhood epilepsy, fear and fright, seminal emission, retention of urine, red and white vaginal discharge, prolapse of the rectum, haemorrhoids, blood in the stool, stiffness of the lumbar spine, all types of lumbar pain due to deficiency, spinal rigidity with inability to flex and extend the back, cold painful obstruction of the hands and feet
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.