Tituo EX-CA Acupuncture Point

Tituo EX-CA

Chinese: 提托

Pinyin: Tí Tuō

Location

4 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. 

Tituo EX-CA is 4 cun lateral to Zhongji REN-4. 

Main actions

Lifts and regulates Qi

Needling

Vertically 0.5–1 cun.

Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy

Commentary for Tituo EX-CA

Just as its name indicates, Tituo EX-CA lifts the sinking Qi. In fact, it is the most important modern Extra point for treating Uterus prolapse. 

It also regulates Qi in the Lower Burner so as to treat period pain as well as abdominal distension and pain.