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LIV-09 (Yin Bao) Yin Bladder

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Actions:

  • Adjusts menstruation and regulates the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Pain in the lumbosacral region, lower abdominal pain, enuresis, retention of urine, irregular menstruation.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun above the medial epicondyle of the femur, between m. vastus medialis and m. sartorius.
AMOA:
  • Directly superior to the medial epicondyle of the femur, 4 cun superior to Ququan LIV-8, in the cleft between m. vastus medialis and m. sartorius.

Needling Method:

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

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