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What is the location of Du 1? What are its main uses?

Du1 is located at the midway between the tip of the coccyx and anus, locating the point in the prone position. This point is useful for hemorrhoids, rectal or other prolapses, rectal bleeding.

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What is the location of Du 2 and what are its main uses?

Du 2 is located on the hiatus of the sacrum. It is useful for sacral and coccyx pain.

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What is the location of Du 4? What is its main uses?

Du 4 is located in the deepest hollow in the low back. Below the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra. Its main uses are the controlling point for the low back and KI. It is for all lower back problems, especially weakness and any KI deficiency.

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What is the Controlling Point for the Lower Back and Kidneys?

Du 4

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What is the location and main uses of Du 8?

Du 8 is located in the depression below the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vetebra. It is level with UB 18. Its main uses are for tightness in the tendons, muscle spasms and all Liver Disorders.

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What is the location of Du 14? What are its main uses?

Du 14 is located below the spinous process of C7. Its main uses are as the Controlling Point for Neck and Upper Back. It is for Heat and Fevers in the Upper Body. It releases the Exterior. It tonifies Wei Qi.

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What is the Controlling Point for the Neck and Upper Back?

Du 14

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What point on the Du Mai is especially helpful for tonifying the Wei Qi?

Du 14

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What point on the Du Mai is helpful for treating fevers?

Du 14

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What is the location of Du 20? What are its main uses?

Du 20 is located on the midline of the head, approximately on the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of the two auricles. It is useful for any Excess Disorders of the Head, any prolapses, Connects with the Brain, clears the mind and treats headache.

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What point on the Du Mai treats prolapses in the body?

Du 20

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Which point on the Du Mai connects with the Brain?

Du 20

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What is the location of Du 25 and what are its main uses?

Du 25 is found on the tip of the nose and its main uses are for nose and sinus congestion.

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What is the location of Du 26 and what are its main uses?

Du 26 is located above the upper lip on the midline at the junction of the upper third and lower two thirds of the philtrum. Its main use is as a revival point , fainting, coccygeal and low back pain.

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What is the location Ren 2 and what are its main uses?

Ren 2 is located on the midpoint of the upper border of the symphysis pubis? Its main uses is as the Controlling Point for All Gyn and Urogenital Disorders.

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What point is the the Controlling Point for all gynecological and urogenital disorders?

Du 2

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What is the location of Du 4? What are its main uses?

Du 4 is located on the midline of the abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus. Its main uses are to tonify the Kidneys, all gyn and urinary disorders, tonifies Jing, Yan, Yin and Qi.

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What point tonifies the Kidneys, treats all gynecological and urinary disorders, and tonifies Jing, Yang, Yin and Qi?

Ren 4

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What is the location of Ren 6 ad what are its main uses?

Ren 6 is located 1.5 cun below the umbilicus on the midline. It tonifies the spleen, relieves stagnation in the abdomen.

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What point on the Ren Mai tonifies the Spleen?

Ren 6

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What is the location of Ren 8 and what are its main uses?

Ren 8 is located in the center of the umbilicus. It is used to strengthen all digestion and assimilation. It treats diarrhea. It is never needled. Moxa is only used here.

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What is the location of Ren 9 and what are its uses?

Ren 9 is located one cun superior to the umbilicus and is used to strengthen Spleen Dry and Dampness.

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What is the location of Ren 12 and what are its uses?

Ren 12 is located 4 cun above the umbilicus and is used to harmonize the Stomach and is for all abdominal problems

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Which point on the Ren Mai is used to harmonize the Stomach?

Ren 12

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What is the location of Ren 17 and what are its uses?

Ren 17 is on the anterior midline level with the fourth intercostal space. it is used to descend the Qi of the Chest?

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What point is best used to descend the Qi of the Chest?

Ren 17

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What is the location of Ren 22 and what are its main uses?

Ren 22 is located in the center of the suprasternal fossa and is used for throat and swallowing problems, coughing and GERD and sore throat.