Names Of Guanmen

ST 22 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Pass Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Guanmen
  • Chinese Character: 關門
Meridian Information

Where Is ST 22 ?

ST 22 Location

  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 11.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is ST 22 Used For?

ST 22 Clinical Usages

  • Abdominal pain, bloating, gurgling in the stomach/intestines (boborygmus).
  • Diarrhea, constipation, poor appetite.
  • Edema.
  • Useful for bedwetting with HT 7 and UB 40 or LU 1 and HT 7 (deadman text).

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use ST 22 ?

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

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

What Conditions May Use ST 22 ?

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

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

What Points Are Near ST 22 ?

CV 11 Interior Strengthening

  • Digestive issues - bloating, poor appetite, vomiting after eating, borborygmus, anorexia.
  • Edema of the whole body.  

KD 18 Stone Pass


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  • Local Point for abdominal and intestinal issues.  
  • Pain, hiccups, vomiting, harmonizes stomach.
  • Fertility issues involving stagnation in the lower warmer.
  • Abdominal pain following childbirth.

SP 16 Abdominal Lament


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  • Aids intestinal issues by clearing heat in the intestines and resolving dampness - as well as generally moving the intestines.
  • Noted for undigested food in the stool.
  • Abdominal pain, dysentery, blood in the stool.

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