SP 12 Acupuncture Point(Chongmen) belongs to the Spleen Meridian of Foot-Taiyin,which can treat abdominal pain and hernia.Avoid the artery and puncture 0.5 to 1 cun straight.

SP 12 Acupuncture Point location

Superior to the lateral end of the inguinal groove lateral to the pulsating external iliac artery (joins femoral artery) level with the symphysis pubis 3.5 cun lateral to CV 2.

chongmen point

What is the meaning of Chongmen

Chongmen:”Chong”,rush out,”Men”, the door. The name of “Chongmen” means that the Qi of Spleen Meridian rushes up to the abdomen from here. The substance of this acupoint is formed by the converge Qi of Spleen Meridian that lower part of the knee and leg. The movement of Qi is like upward rush after absorbing heat, hence the name.

SP 12 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Abdominal pain, hernia, vaginal discharge, urine dripping, postpartum bleeding, abnormal leucorrhea etc.
  • asthma, cramps, etc.


Urinary retention, orchitis, spermatic neuralgia, endometritis, eclampsia, etc.

SP 12 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

  • Press SP 12(Chongmen) point with your thumb for a while, suddenly release it, and repeat it for 5 to 10 times,which can treat lower abdominal pain, bloating, and poor urination.
  • Press and rub SP 12(Chongmen) point with the pad of your thumb for 1 to 3 minutes each time.It can promote blood circulation in the lower limbs and relieve the symptoms of cold legs and feet if long-term massage it.

Moxibustion therapy

Moxa moxibustion on SP 12(Chongmen) point for 10 to 20 minutes, or 3 to 5 unit.

SP 12 Point Compatibility

Combined with Baihui, Qihai and Sanyinjiao point to treat uterine prolapse.

Combined with Dadun, Taichong and Sanyinjiao point to treat hernia.

Combined with Guilia,Dadun point to treat Abdominal pain and hernia.

Combined with Zhongji,Panguanshu,Yinlingquan point to poor urination.

Combined with Chengshan, Chengfu point to treat Hemorrhoids.

Combined with Sanyinjiao, Yinbai, Zusanli point to treat metrorrhagia.