KI-01 (Yong Quan) Gushing Spring, Bubbling Well
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KI-01 (Yong Quan) Gushing Spring, Bubbling Well

Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Jing-Well & Wood Point


  • Descends excess from the head
  • Calms the spirit
  • Revives consciousness and rescues yang


  • Headache, blurring of vision, dizziness, sore throat, dryness of the tongue, loss of voice, dysuria, infantile, convulsions, feverish sensation in the sole, loss of consciousness.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the sole of the foot, between the second and third metatarsal bones, approximately one third of the distance between the base of the second toe and the heel, in a depression formed when the foot is plantar flexed.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the sole, in the depression when the foot is in plantar flexion, approximately at the junction of the anterior one-third and posterior two-thirds of the line connecting the base of the 2nd and 3rd toes and the heel.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.