KI8 (Kidney 8) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Jiaoxin
English Name: Meeting the Spleen Channel
Location: 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu (KI7), 2 cun above Taixi (KI3) posterior to the medial border of tibia.
Accumulation point of the Yin Heel Vessel
Removes obstruction from the channel, stops abdominal pain, removes masses, regulates menstruation.
Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testis.
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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