KI13 (Kidney 13) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Qixue
English Name: Qi Hole

Location: 3 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Guanyuan (REN4).


Point of the Penetrating Vessel.


Tonifies the Kidneys and Essence, removes obstructions from the channel.


Irregular menstruation, dysnmenorrhea, dysuria, abdominal pain, diarrhea.


The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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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