LR 14 Acupuncture Point

Liver 14, Abbreviated as LR 14, LIV 14, or LV 14, Transliterated Qimen in Chinese, Cyclic Gate in English.

LR 14 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the chest, directly below the nipple, in the 6th intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

LR 14 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Depression
  • Distention and pain of the chest and hypochondrium
  • Abdominal distention, hiccup, acid regurgitation

LR 14 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Harmonizes the Liver and Stomach, regulates Liver Qi, moves the Blood.


Front-Mu point of the Liver Meridian
Crossing point of the Liver and Spleen Meridians and the Yin Wei Vessel


Front-Mu points can be used to treat diseases of the affected Zang-Fu organ, and those of Yang meridians and collaterals. They treat diseases of Six Fu-organs and diseases of yang meridians. An adverse reaction when a Front-Mu point is pressed can help make a diagnosis.