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.


Xi-Cleft point of Yinweimai


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:


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.


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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