KI10 (Kidney 10) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Yingu
English Name: Yin Valley

Location: On the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of m. semitendinosus and m. semimembranosus when the knee is flexed.

Nature:

He-Sea point of the Kidney channel

Functions:

Reinforces the Kidneys, clears heat, regulates and soothes the lower jiao.

Primary Indications:

Impotence, uterine bleeding, pain in medial aspect of thigh and knee.

Tertiary Indications:

Knee pain, hernia, lin syndrome, male genital disorders, tongue protrusion with drooling, abdominal distension, psychosis, vaginal discharge.

Other Indications:

Intestinal tuberculosis with hard knots in the abdomen, cholera, abdominal pain radiating to navel, addictions.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Kidney channel:

(KI1, KI2, KI3, KI4, KI5, KI6, KI7, KI8, KI9, KI10, KI11, KI12, KI13, KI14, KI15, KI16, KI17, KI18, KI19, KI20, KI21, KI22, KI23, KI24, KI25, KI26, KI27)

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