Names Of Shi Men

CV 5 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Stone Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Shi Men
  • Chinese Character: 石門
Meridian Information

Where Is CV 5 ?

CV 5 Location

What Is CV 5 Used For?

CV 5 Clinical Usages

  • Generally, useful for patterns of excess involving the lower abdomen a/or urinary tracts.  Not used as often as other CV points.
  • Mentioned classically to both cause and treat infertility, although the cause may merely be incorrect needling which is specifically mentioned.  Modern texts have largely ignored these cautions.
  • Useful for lower abdominal pain of an excess nature, genital pain/itching, shan disorders, hernia.
  • Diarrhea, undigested food in stools, poor appetite, abdominal pain, edema.  

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CV 5 Acupuncture Point Associations

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