Theory

LV 13 - Acupuncture Point - Zhang Men


LV 13 Names

  • English Name: Camphorwood Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Zhang Men
  • Chinese Character: 章門

Location

  • On the lateral side of the abdomen below the free end of the 11th rib.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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LV 13 Clinical Uses

  • Assist with SP Deficient signs esp. from the LV invading the SP - pain and distention of the abdomen, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea (or alternating), bloating, undigested food in the bowels.
  • Hui Meeting Point of the Zang - tonify all Zang organs.
  • Running Piglet Disorder.


LV 13 Point Associations


LV 13 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



LV 13 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points




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