“Mu” means “to gather or collect.”
The 12 Front-Mu points are situated on the chest and abdomen, near the anatomical location of the corresponding Zang-Fu organs.
The points are the places where the Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organs is infused and converges.
There are 12 Front-Mu points:
|LU 1: Lung||ST 25: Large Intestine|
|RN 17: pericardium||RN 5: San Jiao|
|RN 14: Heart||RN 4: Small intestine|
|LR 13: Spleen||RN 12: Stomach|
|GB 25: Kidney||RN 3: Bladder|
|LR 14: Liver||GB 24: Gall Bladder|
Clinical applications: Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the corresponding internal organs.
Back-Shu and Front-Mu points are often combined in clinical practice.