04 Aug Acupuncture point Tian Shu (ST 25)
天枢- One of the most often used acupuncture needles for gastrointestinal diseases. It is also used for irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea and other gynecological disorders. It is located on Yangming Stomach meridian of Foot. To be more specific, it is on abdomen 2 cun from the navel.
The meaning of Tian Shu: The name Tian Shu is coming from one of the names of the Big Dipper. When Qi arrives at Tian Shu (ST 25), there are two paths for Qi to flow. Qi could flow to Large Intestine Meridian or stomach meridian.
It could help with the following problems:
- Abdominal pains
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Irregular menstruation
- Acute and chronic gastritis
- Acute and chronic enteritis
And it can deal with lots of problems with stomach and intestine.
But it is usually uses with other acupuncture points to solve the problems. For example: it can use with Zu San Li ST 36 to treat children’s diarrhea. It can use with Ju xu (ST 37 and ST 39) and Lan Wei to treat acute appendicitis.
You could use moxa to do moxibustion on this acupuncture point to deal with difficult urination or constipation.
Using acupuncture needles insert straightly into this acupuncture point for about 1 cun to 1.5 cun.
Using moxa with indirect moxibustion or hanging moxibustion method. Do not practice moxibustion on this acupuncture point for pregnant women.
2 cun from the navel.
And it is very effective for the symptoms I mentioned before. You can also massage Tian Shu everyday to help with stomach and intestine health and keep energetic.
But if you have the problems I mentioned above, it is better for you to go for a therapist such as acupuncturist. Acupuncturists would use acupuncture needles to accelerate the healing process.
You do not have to worry about acupuncture needles, high quality needles are very sharp while smooth. These two characteristics indicate that you will not feel any pains during acupuncture needle insertion.
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If you are suffering from all the problems I mentioned above, you could always find an acupuncturist to help with these problems. It is important to find a reliable acupuncturist to help you. I recommend acupuncture-clinic.ca
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