Liv-13

Liv-13

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Completion Gate
Name
章門
Transliteration
Zhangmen
Special Point
Key PointAlarm PointFront-Mu Point
Description
Front-Mu point of the Spleen Hui-Meeting point of the zang Meeting point with Gall Bladder channel
Indications
liver spleen middle and lower jiao (lower third of body) blood circulation qi
Kinesiology
key point for yin organs key point for liver and spleen digestion irritable bowel syndrome constipation & diarrhoea rigid spine inability to bend at waist lumbar pain eating
Channel Psychology
GB: I choose with my head and not with my heart. I do not know what is right.
 Sp: Its OK to put my plans first.
Point Psychology
Anger fear
Symptoms
Injury to the stomach and spleen from overindulgence in eating, severe constipation, distension and pain of the abdomen, abdominal masses, oesophageal constriction, vomiting, pain of the heart with vomiting, no pleasure in eating, undigested food in the stool, bowel sounds, diarrhoea, constipation, excessive weight loss and jaundice, frequent urination with turbid white discharge, fullness of the chest and lateral costal region, pain of the ribs, sudden difficulty in breathing, inability to catch the breath, short breath, cough, oedema, weariness of the four limbs, rushing sensation up the spine with distension of the abdomen, diminished qi, agitation and heat with dry mouth, propensity to anger, propensity to fear, mad walking, epilepsy, cold and pain of the lumbar spine, rigidity of the spine, lumbar pain with inability to turn and bend the waist, inability to raise the arm and shoulder
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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.