ST 24 - Acupuncture Point - Huaroumen

  • English Name:  Slippery Flesh Gate
  • Pinyin Name:  Huaroumen
  • Chinese Character:  滑肉門
  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 9.
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  • 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.

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The (ST) Stomach Meridian has 45 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

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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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