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Ren 08 (CO 8)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shenque, Mind Palace (Spirit Gate)

Location

 

Indications

Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy, prolapse of the rectum, unchecked diarrhea.

Traditional Action
Rescues yang, strengthens the Spleen, tonifies original Qi.  Warms and frees the original yang, opens the portals and restors consciousness, moves gastrointestinal Qi, transforms, cold-damp accumulating stagnations.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.