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KI-16 (Huang Shu) Huang Shu

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

Actions:

  • Regulates Qi and alleviates pain
  • Regulates and warms the intestines

Indications:

  • Abdominal pain and distension, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • 0.5 cun lateral to the umbilicus, level with Shenque (REN-8).
AMOA:
  • On the abdomen, 0.5 cun lateral to the centre of the umbilicus.

Needling Method:

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

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