ST 29 Acupuncture Point(Guilai) belongs to the Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming, which can relieve and treat abdominal pain, hernia, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, metrorrhagia, vaginal discharge, Uterine prolapse, nocturnal emission, impotence, etc,puncture 1 to 1.5 cun.

ST 29 Acupuncture Point Location

2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 3.

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What is the meaning of Guilai

Guilai:refers to return. The name of “Guilai” means that the Qi of stomach meridian goes up after meridian water is gasified due to absorbing heat. The substance of this point is the ground meridian water from ST 28(Shuidao) point. After reaching this point.The water is gasified into Qi that will go upwards due to absorbing heat from the Chong Channel,as if flowing water return, hence the name.

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ST 29 Acupuncture Point Usage

Abdominal pain, hernia, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, metrorrhagia, vaginal discharge, Uterine prolapse, nocturnal emission, impotence, etc;

Clinical:Orchitis, penile pain, endometritis, oophoritis, infertility, postpartum persistent lochia, inguinal hernia in children, genital diseases.

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ST 29 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

  • First take the supine position, first press ST 29(Guilai) acupoints on the abdomen for about 1 minute, and then press SP6(Sanyinjiao) acupoints on both lower limbs in turn,finnaly massage abdomen for about 1 minute.
  • Then take the prone position, first use the palms of both hands to repeatedly massage up and down the lumbosacral area for 2 minutes; then press BL 23(Shenshu) acupoints and DU 4(Mingmen) acupoints in turn for 3 minutes until feeling soreness; finnaly use both hands and five fingers to lift both BL 23(Shenshu) points for 3 times at the same time,which can relieve irregular menstruation;


  • Press down ST 29 vertically with the middle three fingertips from inside to outside for 1 to 3 minutes each time in the morning and evening, which can treat irregular menstruation, infertility, impotence and other diseases if long-term massage it;
  • Use index finger and middle finger to knead ST 29 for 3 to 5 minutes,which can relieve hernia and irregular menstruation and these symptoms such as abdominal pain, physical weakness, and chills if long-term massage it;

Moxibustion therapy

Moxibustion on ST 29 with moxa stick for 5 to 10 minutes, once a day, which can treat abdominal pain, vaginal discharge and other diseases.

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ST 29 Acupuncture Point Compatibility

Combined with Taichong point to treat hernia ;

Combined with HeGu point to relieve abdominal pain;

Combined with Qihai and Guanyuan point to relieve abdominal distension and constipation.

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

Combined with Guanyuan, Zhongji, Sanyinjiao, and Shenshu to treat male and female genital disorders, amenorrhea, and leucorrhea.

Combined with Sanyinjiao and Zhongji to treat irregular menstruation.

Combined with Dadun to treat hernia;

Combined with Yongquan point to treat impotence;

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