Qimen EX-CA Acupuncture Point

Qimen EX-CA

Chinese: 气门

Pinyin: Qì Mén

Location

3 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 2 cun superior to the upper border of the pubic symphysis. 

How to locate

The distance between the upper border of the pubic symphysis and the center of the umbilicus is 5 cun. 

Guanyuan REN-4 is on the anterior midline and 2 cun superior to the upper border of the public symphysis. 

Qimen EX-CA is 3 cun lateral to Zhongji REN-4. 

Main actions

Benefits the Lower Burner

Needling

Vertically 0.5–1 cun.

Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy