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Abdominal pain



Characteristics and symptoms:
Abdominal pain refers to a disease characterized by the pain between the lower border of the stomach and the above suprapubic hair margin. The patient should get an early diagnosis and treatment once there are manifestations of fever, continuous abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting, night sweats, clammy and pale skin, etc. (For females, abdominal pain during menstruation might be dysmenorrheal.)


Acupoint selection: Ren-12 (Zhongwan), Ren-8 (Shenque) (moxibustion on ginger), Ren-4 (Guanyuan), ST-36 (Zusanli)



Course of treatment: 30 min per acupoint.

選穴:中脘、神闕 ( 生姜スライスを隔てて灸治する )、関元、足三里。

治療コース:ツボ毎に、30 分お灸をすえる。


Advice: Take diet at a fixed time and quantitative. Take light meals and less fatty, sweet and spicy food. Keep a balanced diet. 
Have more rest. The pain can be alleviated by lying in the supine or lateral position.


Ren-12 (Zhongwan):
on the upper abdomen, on the anterior midline, 4 cun superior to the umbilicus.


Ren-8 (Shenque):
in the center of the umbilicus.

神闕穴: ヘソの中央にある。

Ren-4 (Guanyuan):
On the anterior midline, 3 cun inferior to the umbilicus.

ST-36 (Zusanli):
3 cun distal to ST-35 (Dubi, lateral eye of the knee) and 1 finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia, on the line of ST-35 (Dubi) and ST-41 (Jiexi).

関元穴: ヘソ下3寸に位置する。

足三里: 小腿の外側、犢鼻の下方3寸、犢鼻と解渓の直結線上にある。

※If moxibustion box shall be used to treat diseases, please follow doctors’ prescription.