KI4 (Kidney 4) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Dazhong
English Name: Big Bell

Location: Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus, in the depression anterior to the medial side of the attachment of Achilles tendon.

Nature:

Connecting point.

Functions:

Strengthens the back, lifts the spirit.

Indications:

Spitting of blood, asthma, stiffness and pain of the lower back, dysuria, constipation, pain in the heel, dementia.

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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