Zhongwan (English translation: Middle Epigastrium)
On the anterior median line of the upper
abdomen, 4.0 cun above the umbilicus.
Front-Mu point of the Stomach
Converging Point of the Fu-Organs
Crossing point of the Ren Vessel and Small Intestine, San Jiao and
- Epigastric pain, vomiting, hiccup, acid
- Abdominal distention,
- Cough, copious phlegm
Strengthens and harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, resolves Dampness, relieves
Front-Mu points can be used to treat diseases
of the affected Zang-Fu organ, and those of Yang meridians and collaterals. They
treat diseases of Six Fu-organs and diseases of yang meridians. An adverse
reaction when a Front-Mu point is pressed can help make a diagnosis. For more
complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points,
Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.