KI-12 (Da He) Great Manifestation
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KI-12 (Da He) Great Manifestation

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


  • Tonifies the Kidneys and astringes essence


  • Nocturnal emission, impotence, morbid leukorrhea, pain in the external genitalia, prolapse of uterus.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lower abdomen, 4 cun below the umbilicus, 1 cun superior to the superior border of the symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to the midline (Zhongji REN-3). See location note for Henggu KID-11.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 4 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Zhongji (REN-3).

Needling Method:

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