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Characteristics and symptoms:
The cause of dysmenorrheal includes deficiency cold of qi and blood, blood heat and qi stagnation. The disorder of qi and blood flow leads to symptoms of pain and bearing-down distention of the lower abdomen, lumbar soreness, or vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, and distending pain of the breast during the menstruation. In severe cases, there are also symptoms of pale facial complexion and cold sweating.


Acupoint selection: Ren-4 (Guanyuan), Ren-19 (Zigong), SP-6 (Sanyinjiao), Xuehai acupoint(blood sea)



Course of treatment: 10 to 15 min per acupoint, once a day, 10 times for a course of treatment.



Advice: Do not eat uncooked cold food, and fried hot food. Eat warm and tonifying food (brown sugar). Eat food rich in tryptophan (bananas, milk and nuts). People with cold constitution can eat durian. During menstruation, do not drink caffeinated beverages, or take aspirin, fish oil and ginkgo. Please see the doctor immediately when having severe menstrual pain.


注意事項:生、冷たい、炒め・揚げ、高カロリーの食べ物は禁物。温補食品 ( 黒糖 )を摂取し、トリプトファンの含まれる食べ物 ( バナナ、牛乳、ナッツ ) を多く摂取する。冷え性体質の人は、ドリアンを食べるといい。生理中、カフェインの含まれる飲料、アスピリン、魚油、銀杏の摂取を控え目にしてください。月経痛がひどい場合、早めに診てもらってください。

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

Ren-19 (Zigong):
On the anterior midline, 4 cun inferior to the umbilicus, 3 cun lateral to Ren-3 (Zhongji).

SP-6 (Sanyinjiao):
3 cun proximal to the highest prominence of the medial malleolus, on the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia.

Xuehai acupoint (blood sea): With knee flexed, 2 cun above the superior medial border of the patella on the bulge of the medial portion of quadriceps
femoris (vastus medialis).

関元穴: ヘソ下3寸に位置する。

子宫穴:ヘソ中央の下方4寸、中極 (ツボ名)の外方3寸。

三陰交: 小腿の内踝先端の上方3寸、脛骨の後内縁にある。

血海穴: 前大腿部、膝蓋骨の内側上端の上方2寸、内側広筋の隆起する所にある。

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