Acupuncture Point Theory
The acupuncture point "LV 14" , 期門, is represented by "Qi Men" in pinyin and "Cycle Gate" in english and may be found:
On the mamillary line, directly below the nipple, 4 cun lateral to the AML in the 6th ICS.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
LV 14 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
No Deep Needling (NDN)
Lv 14 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 21 (Local point for abdominal and intestinal pain and…), SP 17 (Promotes smooth spleen qi (digestion), moves wate…), SP 21 (Mentioned classically that when this point is def…) and ST 19 (Abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting (rebellious st…) are nearby.