KI-08 (Jiao Xin) Intersection Reach

KI-08 (Jiao Xin) Intersection Reach

Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin

  • Xi-Cleft of the Yin Motility Vessel

Actions:

  • Regulates the Conception and Penetrating vessels and adjusts menstruation
  • Stops uterine bleeding
  • Clears heat and drains damp from the lower jiao

Indications:

  • Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testis.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun superior to Taixi KID-3 and 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu KID-7, posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu (KI-7), 2 cun above Taixi (KI-3) posterior to the medial border of tibia.

Needling Method:

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

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