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KI-10 (Yin Gu) Yin Valley

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  He-Sea & Water Point

Actions:

  • Clears damp-heat from the lower jiao
  • Benefits the Kidneys
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, dysuria, pain in the knee and popliteal fossa, mental disorders.

Location

CAM:
  • When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of m. semitendinosus and semimembranosus, at the level with Weizhong (BL-40).
AMOA:
  • At the medial end of the popliteal crease, between the semitendinosus and semimembranosus tendons. Locate and needle with the knee slightly flexed.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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