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Cold Womb



Characteristics and symptoms:
Cold womb, as the name suggests, refers to the cold of uterus, result in qi stagnation and blood stasis and pain.

It has different manifestations in different conditions (menstruation, pregnancy, lactation and miscellaneous diseases), including coldpain in the lower abdomen, aversion to cold, cold extremities, sore and cold lumbar region, erotic apathy, loose stool, weightgaining, abnormal menstruation, and increased leucorrhea, etc.


Acupoint selection: Ren-12 (Zhongwan), Ren-8 (Shenque) (moxibustion on ginger), Ren-6 (Qihai), Ren-4 (Guanyuan),
Ren-3 (Zhongji), Du-4 (Mingmen), ST-36 (Zusanli), BL-34 (Xiaoliao)


Course of treatment: 20 to 30 min per acupoint, once a day, 10 times for a course.

選穴:中脘、神闕 ( 生姜スライスを隔てて灸治する )、気海、関元、中極、命門、足三里、八髎。

治療コース:ツボ毎に、毎回 20 ~ 30 分お灸をすえる。毎日 1 回。1 コースに10 回施術する。


1. Do not eat spicy, sour, uncooked and cold food.
2. Take something warm and tonifying (like ginger tea, brown sugar water, red dates, soup, durian, peanuts, and walnuts).
3. Foot soaking with hot water helps remove dampness.
4. Reduce the time of staying in the air-conditioning room.
5. Pay attention to keep warm and keep out the cold.
6. Take more exercise (mountain-climbing, jogging, walking on a road paved with oval stones).

注意事項:刺激の、酸性の、冷たい食べ物は禁物。温性の栄養食品 ( 生姜湯、黒砂糖湯、ナツメ、煮込みスープ、ドリアン、落花生、胡桃 ) を多く摂取する。足浴をする。回りの湿気を取り除く。エアコンのつけた部屋にいるのを避ける。防寒、保温に注意を払う。運動 ( 登山、ジョギング、玉石の上を歩く ) を強化する。

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.

Ren-6 (Qihai):
on the anterior midline, 1.5 cun inferior to the umbilicus.

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


神闕穴: ヘソの中央にある。


関元穴: ヘソ下3寸に位置する。

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

Du-4 (Mingmen):
On the posterior midline, between the spinous process of the 2nd and 3rd lumbar vertebrae.

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).

BL-34 (Xiaoliao):
There are 8 sacral foramina on the sacrum, which are BL-31 (Shangliao), BL-32 (Cilioa), BL-33 (Zhongliao) and BL-34 (Xiaoliao).


命門穴: 第2、3腰椎棘突起の間に位置する。

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。

八髎穴: 仙骨にある8つの後仙骨孔、上から順に上髎、次髎、中髎、下髎。

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