Find an Acupuncturist
Search In
within

of

( Zip/Postal Code )
 

Over 30,000
Professionals Listed


arrow Advanced Search
arrow Search Help
arrow List Your Practice

Kidney 10

Chinese Name: Yingu (English translation: Yin Valley)

Location: When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of m. semitendinosus and semimembranosus.

Classification: He-Sea point of the Kidney Meridian

Indications:

  • Impotence, hernia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis
  • Dysuria
  • Pain in the knee and popliteal fossa

Functions: Resolves Dampness and Damp-Heat from Lower Jiao, benefits the Kidneys, alleviates pain.

Notes: He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

 


TOW Store

Featured Products



Chinese Herbs

TCM Books

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2012 Cyber Legend Ltd. All rights reserved. Acupuncturist directory and Acupuncture school referral services provided by Acufinder.com. Use of this website is subject to our Terms and Conditions. All logos, service marks and trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Legal Disclaimer Notice: The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem. You should not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician.