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Ren 09 (CO 9)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shuifen, Water Separation

Location
On the midline of the abdomen, 1 cun above the umbilicus.

Indications
Promotes the transformation of fluids, controls the water passages.

Traditional Action
Moves Spleen (Earth) and disinhibits water-damp.

Contraindications


References:

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

OíConnor, 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.