KI-18

KI-18

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
After 5th monthAcupuncture
Element
English
Stone Pass
Name
石關
Transliteration
Shiguan
Description
Meeting point of the Kidney channel with the Chong Mai
Indications
lower jiao (lower third of body) pain blood stasis the Stomach
Kinesiology
Gynaecological disorders
Channel Psychology
Ki: Fear, taking action, and a love of being alive. Chong Mai : Afraid of not being accepted or desired
Symptoms
Post-partum abdominal pain, acute pain of the lateral costal region following childbirth, blood that pools and stagnates in the uterus, infertility, unbearable abdominal pain, unendurable stabbing pain of the abdomen, constipation, dark urine, stiffness of the spine, redness and pain of the eye originating at the inner canthus, hiccup, vomiting, retching, much spittle, inability to open the mouth
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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.