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English: Middle Flow
Also Known As: Middle Flowing Out
  • On the lower abdomen, 1 cun below the umbilicus, 4 cun superior to the superior border of the symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (REN-7 Yinjiao).
  • 1 cun below the umbilicus and 0.5 cun lateral to REN-7 Yinjiao.
  • Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Caution: deep needling may penetrate the peritoneal cavity.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Meeting point with the Chong channel
  • Regulates the Intestines
  • Regulates the Lower Jiao
  • Constipation
  • Dry stools
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysenteric disorders
  • Sensation of Heat in the lower abdomen
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Redness and pain of the inner canthus
  • Arthritis of the fingers
  • Pain of the lumbar spine
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rushing sensation up and down the lumbar spine
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Swelling of the hands
  • General swelling




  • This point has a remarkable effect on swelling of the hands and general swelling.
  • It aids the treatment of arthritis of the fingers.