ST 24 Acupuncture Point(Huaroumen) belongs to the Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming,which is commonly used for stomach pain, vomiting, hiccups, bowel, diarrhea, madness, etc. puncture 0.8-to 1.2 cun straight.

ST 24 Acupuncture Point Location

2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 9.

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What is the meaning of Huaroumen

Huaroumen:”Hua”,flesh,”Rou”,belonging to the spleen, meaning soil,”Men”,gateway,door.The name of “Huaroumen” means that the spleen soil particles of Stomach Meridian are transported to various parts of the body through transformation of wind-qi.The substance of this point is the strong wind-qi from ST 23(Taiyi) point, and the location of this point is the abdomen dominated by the spleen,the particles of the spleen soil with hot and dry  blow to all directions,the movement of the particles of the spleen soil like sliding,hence the name.

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ST 24 Acupuncture Point usage

Stomach pain, vomiting, hiccups, bowel, diarrhea, madness, etc.

ST 24 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage Therapy

  • Use the pad of middle three fingers to press ST 24 point down vertically, then lift up for 1 to 3 minutes, which can assist in relieving chronic gastrointestinal diseases, vomiting, gastroptosis and other diseases.
  • Take the supine or sitting position, press ST 24(Huaroumen) acupoints on both sides with the pad of thumb or middle finger of both hands for 1 minute, and then press and knead it in clockwise for 1 to 3 minutes,which can effectively eliminate fat around the belly and prevent from obesity if long-term massage it;
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Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion on ST 24(Huaroumen) point for 5 to 10 minutes, once a day, which can relieve nausea and vomiting.

Cupping therapy

Use cupping to cup ST 24(Huaroumen) acupoint for 10 minutes until flushing and hot, once every other day,which can treat madness and other diseases.

Gua Sha therapy

Scrape ST 24(Huaroumen) point , once every other day, it can treat bowel, vomiting, etc.

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ST 24 Acupoint Compatibility

Combined with Zusanli to treat stomachache;

Combined with Sanyinjiao, Shenshu and Mingmen to treat irregular menstruation;

Combined with Zhongwan, Tianshu, Zusanli to treat gastrointestinal diseases;

Combined with FengLong, Jiuwei, Shenmen, Neiguan to treat madness;

Combined with Suifeng,Shuidao, Yinlingquan, Shenshu to treat ascites;