The acupuncture point "CV 8" , 神闕, is represented by "Shen Que" in pinyin and "Spirit Gate" in english and may be found:
In the center of the umbilicus.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
CV 8 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 16 (Cold a/or Dry effecting the lower abdomen a/or in…), SP 15 (Regulate the Qi of the Intestines - constipation,…) and ST 25 (All intestinal issues - constipation, diarrhea, d…) are nearby.