KI-21 (You Men) Dark Gate

KI-21 (You Men) Dark Gate

Acupuncture Points on the Kidney Channel of Foot Shao Yin

  • Meeting Point of the Kidney Channel with the Penetrating Vessel


  • Fortifies the Spleen, harmonizes the Stomach, and lowers rebellion
  • Spreads Liver Qi, benefits the chest and breasts and alleviates pain


  • Abdominal pain and distension, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness.

Pont Location:

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.7 inch. To avoid injuring the liver, deep insertion is not advisable. Moxibustion is applicable.