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KI-05 (Shui Quan) Water Spring

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Xi (Cleft) Point

Actions:

  • Regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels and benefits menstruation

Indications:

  • Amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, prolapse of uterus, dysuria, blurring of vision.

Location

CAM:
  • 1 cun directly below Taixi (KI-3), in the depression of the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum.
AMOA:
  • 1 cun inferior to Taixi KID-3 in a depression anterior and superior to the calcaneal tuberosity (the site of insertion of the Achilles tendon into the calcaneum).

Needling Method:

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

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