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.

Nature:

Accumulation point of the Yin Heel Vessel

Functions:

Removes obstruction from the channel, stops abdominal pain, removes masses, regulates menstruation.

Indications:

Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testis.

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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