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KI-11 (Heng Gu) Public Bone

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Meeting Point of the Kidney Channel with the Penetrating Vessel

Actions:

  • Benefits the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Fullness and pain of the lower abdomen, dysuria enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, pain of genitalia.

Location

CAM:
  • 5 cun below the umbilicus, on the superior border of symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to Qugu (REN-2).
AMOA:
  • On the lower abdomen, 5 cun below the umbilicus, at the superior border of the symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (Qugu REN-2).

    Location Note: The Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion locates the points Henggu KID-11 to Shangqu KID-17 one cun lateral to the midline.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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