LV 13 Acupuncture Point - Zhang Men - Liver Meridian
- Chinese Name Zhang Men
English Name Camphorwood Gate
Location: On the lateral side of the abdomen below the free end of the 11th rib.
- Point Associations:
- Spleen Front Mu Point
- Hui Meeting of the Zang
Intersection point of the LV and GB meridians.
- Actions & Effects:
- Assist with SP Deficient signs esp. from the LV invading the SP - pain and distention of the abdomen, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea (or alternating), bloating, undigested food in the bowels.
- Hui Meeting Point of the Zang - tonify all Zang organs.
Running Piglet Disorder.
Liver Meridian Points (14):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Sources and More Information
The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:
- Ferro, Barbara: New England School of Acupuncture, Point Location Lecture Notes
- Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Actions & Effects Lecture Notes
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