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).

Nature:

Point of the Penetrating Vessel.

Functions:

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

Indications:

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

References:

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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