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KI-03 (Tai Xi) Great Ravine

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Yuan (Source) Point
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Shu-Stream & Earth Point

Actions:

  • Nourishes Kidney yin and clears deficiency heat
  • Tonifies Kidney yang
  • Anchors the Qi and benefits the Lung
  • Strengthens the lumbar spine

Indications:

  • Sore throat, toothache, deafness, tinnitus, dizziness, spitting of blood, asthma, thirst, irregular menstruation, insomnia, nocturnal emission, impotence, frequency of micturition, pain in the lower back.

Location

CAM:
  • In the depression between the tip of the medial malleolus and Achilles' tendon.
AMOA:
  • In the depression between the medial malleolus and the Achilles tendon, level with the prominence of the medial malleolus.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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