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KI-08 (Jiao Xin) Intersection Reach

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Xi-Cleft of the Yin Motility Vessel

Actions:

  • Regulates the Conception and Penetrating vessels and adjusts menstruation
  • Stops uterine bleeding
  • Clears heat and drains damp from the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testis.

Location

CAM:
  • 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu (KI-7), 2 cun above Taixi (KI-3) posterior to the medial border of tibia.
AMOA:
  • On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun superior to Taixi KID-3 and 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu KID-7, posterior to the medial border of the tibia.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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