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Kidney 8

Chinese Name: Jiaoxin (English translation: Intersection Reach)

Location: On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun directly above KID 3, .5 cun anterior to KID 7, posterior to the medial border of the tibia.

Classification: Xi-Cleft point of the Yin Qiao Vessel


  • Irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, prolapse of uterus
  • Hernia
  • Diarrhea, constipation

Functions: Regulates the Ren and Chong meridians, regulates menstruation.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .6 - 1.2 cun.


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