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KI9 (Kidney 9) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Zhubin
English Name: Guest House

Location: About 5 cun above Taixi (KI3) and 2 cun posterior to the medial margin of the tibia, at the lower end of the belly of gastrocnemius muscle.

Nature:

Xi-Cleft point of Yinweimai

Functions:

Calms the Shen, clears the Heart and transforms phlegm, resolves toxin and relieves pain.

Primary Indications:

Pain in medial aspect of lower leg.

Secondary Indications:

Psychosis.

Tertiary Indications:

Hernia, orchitis, drug detoxification, epilepsy.

Other Indications:

Vomiting saliva, absence of milk, colic, abnormal menstruation, pelvic inflammatory disease, nephritis, cystitis, swollen tongue, decline of vital dynamism, muscle spasm.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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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