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KI-09 (Zhu Bin) Guest House

Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin
  • Xi-Cleft of the Yin Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Clears the Heart and transforms phlegm
  • Regulates Qi and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Mental disorders, pain in the foot and lower leg, hernia.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun superior to Taixi KID-3, on the line drawn between Taixi KID-3 and Yingu KID-10, about 1 cun posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 5 cun directly above Taixi (KI-3) at the lower end of the belly of m. gastrocnemius, on the line drawn from Taixi (KI-3) to Yingu (KI l0).

Needling Method:

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