Theory

ST 24 - Acupuncture Point - Huaroumen


ST 24 Names

  • English Name: Slippery Flesh Gate
  • Pinyin Name: Huaroumen
  • Chinese Character: 滑肉門

Location

  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 9.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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ST 24 Clinical Uses

  • Epigastric pain, vomiting (rebellious qi).
  • Similar effects as ST 23 on phlegm related shen issues - manic depression, anxiety, mania.
  • Used with ST 23 for manic depression with stiff/thrusting tongue.


ST 24 Point Associations

None listed.


ST 24 TCM Patterns

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".



ST 24 Conditions Treated

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".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

CV 9

  • CV 9  Water Divide
    • Main point to move stagnation of water, especially in the middle warmer - edema, urinary issues, poor digestion, borborygmus, GERD, vomiting after eating.
    • Useful for tonifying the SP or KD.
    • Weight loss prescriptions.
    • Good point for Moxa.  



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