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Kidney Points Loc

PointElementClassificationLocationFunctionghi
KD1/Yong Quan/Bubbling Spring Wood Jing Well, Entry point, Sedation point On the sole, in the depression when the foot is in plantar flexion, approximately at the junction of the anterior one-3rd and posterior two-3rds of the line connecting the base of the 2nd and 3rd toes and the heel. Clear Empty Heat due to Yin Xu, Descend Heat or Wind from head, Calm Shen, Strengthen Water CF(UB1), Tonify KDneys Nourish Yin, Calm and strengthen Shen Clear Empty Heat, Subdue(internal) Wind, Descend Excess Yang, Wind or Fire from the head, Calms Shen, Restores consciousness from Windstroke targets the tongue, useful for yang rising, headaches, hypertension, emergency point for shock, benefits insomnia
KD2/Ran Gu/Blazing Valley Fire Ying Spring, Beginning Point of Yin Qiao Mai Anterior and inferior to the medial malleolus, in the depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bone. Clear Empty Heat, Cool Xue, Strenghten and warm Water CF(UB60) Warm and Tonify KD-Yang, Invigorate Yang Qiao Mai Clear Empty Heat, Cool Xue, Regulate Lower Jiao used for KD-Yin Xu Heat/Fire with night sweats, steaming bone disorders, etc. Reflex point for adrenaline
KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream Earth Shu Stream ,Yuan Source Point In the depression between the tip of the medial malleolus and Achilles' tendon. Use as Yuan Source Point to strengthen Water CF(UB64). Tonify KD-Yin, KD-Yang, KD-Jing, or Yuan Qi( Ren4 or UB23) Tonify KD-Yin, KD-Yang, KD-Jing, or Yuan Qi. Strengthen the lower back and knees Regulate the Uterus tonifies KDney Qi, Yin, Yang and Jing, anchors the LU-Qi, strengthens the back, good for sexual depletion
KD4/Da Zhong/Great Cup Luo Connecting Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus, in the depression anterior to the medial side of the attachment of Achilles' tendon. Use as Luo Connecting Point to strengthen the Bladder/KDney relationship(UB58 or UB64). Chronic low back problems. Lift Shen(Water CF) Strengthen the back. Calm and lift Shen. Strengthen Zhi and dispel fear. grasps the LU-Qi, stregnthens the Jing aspects of the for lack of will, fear, lack of confidence; assists in the treatment of sciatica and neck problems by connecting to the Bladder channel
KD5/Shui Quan/Water Spring Xi Cleft 1 cun directly below KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream in the depression of the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum. For acute and painful problems related to KD Channel, e.g. acute cystitis, dysmenorrhea Tonify KDneys Regulate Qi and Xue in Ren and Chong Mai and benefit menstruation. Benefit urination. Stop acute pain(urinary or menstrual) Regulates the ren and chong, treats menstrual disorders, targets the umbilicus
KD6/Zhao Hai/Shining Sea Opening point for the Yin Qiao (Motility Vessel), Coupling/Closing point for Ren Mai (with Lu7 being opening point) In the depression below the tip of the medial malleolus. Nourish KD Yin and fluids. Strengthen and Calm Shen. Invigorate Yin Qiao Mai. Benefits eyes. Benefits throat. Promotes reception of Qi and opens chest. Promotes Uterus function. Cool Xue. Regulates Uterus and menstration. Calms Shen Reflex point for cortisol. Primarily Tonifies KD-Yin and clears KD Heat Xu, targets the throat
KD7/Fu Liu/Returning Current Metal Jing River, Tonification point 2 cun directly above Taixi (KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream), on the anterior border of Achilles' tendon. As Tonification Point to treat Water CF(UB67). Tonify KD. Regulate sweating(HT6). Promotes sweating(LI4) Tonify KD, especialy KD-Yang. Strengthen lower back. Open the Water Passages of the lower jiao and eliminates edema. Regulates sweatng from Qi or Yin Xu Promote sweating in attack of Wind-Cold (LI4). Resolve Damp Tonifies KD-Yang primarily (some sources include Yin) and helps deal with fluid metabolism problems such as sweating and edema
KD8/Jiao Xin/Intersection Reach Xi cleft of the Yin Qiao Mai 0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu (KD 07), 2 cun above Taixi (KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream) posterior to the medial border of tibia Regulate Xue in Ren and Chong Mai. Regulates menstration. Remove obstructions from KD and Yin Qiao Chanels(abdominal masses in women). Stop (unilateral) abdominal pain. regulates menstruation and stop uterine bleeding
KD9/Zhu Bin/Strengthening the River Bank Xi cleft of the Yin Wei Mai 5 cun directly above Taixi (KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream) at the lower end of the belly of m. gastrocnemius, on the line drawn from Taixi (KD3/Tai Xi/Greater Stream) to Yingu (KD 10). Strengthen and Calm Shen. In pregnancy support fetal development Tonify KD-Yin. Strengthen and Calm Shen. Can be used in pregnancy at 12, 24,36 weeks to support KD-Qi and fetal development Regulate Yin Wei Mai (links and stabilzes HT and KD). Clear HT, open the chest and transform Phlegm. Calm Shen tonifies Yin and Xue, targets the chest, calms Shen, benefits anxiety, transforms phlegm; Beautiful baby point to be used in 3rd and 6 months of pregnancy. Clears toxins and heavy metals. Reflex point for toxemia
KD10/Yin Gu/Yin Valley Water He Sea, Horary When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of m. semitendinosus and semimembranosus, at the level with Weizhong (UB 40) Tonify KD-Yin. Horary point w/ UB66. Local point for Foot Shaoyin Channel problems. Tonify KD-Yin. Activates Foot Shaoyin Channel(local point) Expel Damp from the lower jiao. Remove obstructions from Foot Shaoyin Channel(local point) Assists in tonifying KD-Yin and KD-Yang where Damp Heat is present, targets the genitals; clears KD Damp Heat (UTI's).
KD 11 Heng Gu 5 cun below the umbilicus, on the superior border of symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to Qugu (CV 02).
KD 12 Da He Meeting Point of KD and Chong Mai 4 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Zhongji (CV 03). Tonify and firm KD-Jing(particularly in men) Tonify KD. Benefits and firm Jing Clears Heat from eyes-inner canthus
KD13/Qi Xue/Qi Hole Meeting Point of KD and Chong Mai, Reflex point for the Uterus and Prostate. 3 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Guanyuan (CV 04). Tonify KD-Jing (particularly in women) Tonify KD-Qi and Jing. Strengthen Uterus. Consolidate Chong and Ren Mai Move Q and Xue in lower jiao. Regulate Chong Mai and subdue 'running piglet Qi' Clear Heat in eyes(inner canthus) Tonfies KD-Jing and Moves stagnant KD-Qi benefiting infertility. level with Ren4
KD 14 Si Man Meeting Point of KD and Chong Mai, Reflex point for the Uterus and Prostate. 2 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Shimen (CV 05). Move Qi and Xue, in lower jiao and Uterus. (name probably refers to the 4 accumulations of Qi, fluids, Xue and food) Nourish Jing and Marrow. Invigorate Xue in Chong Mai Move Qi and Xue in lower jiao. Regulate Uterus and menstration. Regulate water passages and promote urination
KD 15 Zhong Zhu 1 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Yinjiao (CV 07).
KD 16 Huang Shu Meeting Point of KD and Chong Mai, Reflex point for the Uterus and Prostate. 0.5 cun lateral to the umbilicus, level with Shenque (CV 08). Strengthen HT and KD Shen Tonify KD. Benefit HT and calm Shen (HT-KD Axis) Move Qi and Xue in lower jiao. Regulate ( and warm) SI and LI Harmonize the Heart and KDneys, Harmonizes digestion and benefits constipation/diarrhea
KD 17 Shang Qu 2 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Xiawan (CV 10).
KD 18 Shi Guan 3 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Jianli (CV 11).
KD 19 Yin Du Front mu of ST 4 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Zhongwan (CV 12). harmonize the stomach and spleen and stops pain in the abdomen
KD 20 Tong Gu Meeting Point of Kd and Chong Mai 5 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Shangwan (CV 13). Harmonize middle jiao (Kd-SP) Transform Phlegm in middle and upper jiao
KD 21 You Men Meeting Point of Kd and Chong Mai 6 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Juque (CV 14). Fortify SP. Harmonize ST. Strengthen Shen ( usually for Water CF) Subdue rebellious Qi and stop emesis ( can be used for morning sickness). Spread LV-QI. Benefit the chest and breast Dark/Hidden Gate, related to Pyloric sphicter of the stomach, for mentally tormneted patients that are surrounded by darkness, going through hell
KD 22 Bu Lang Exit In the 5th intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the Conception Vessel. Exit Point usually with PC1 or PC2. Stremgthen Shen Strengthen/give confidence to Shen (any CF). Tonify KD Lower rebellious LU-Qi and ST-Qi Walking Corridor/Walking on the Veranda, use with Pc1 in men and Pc2 in women. for those who are vulnerable and feel unprotected, fear of intimacy
KD 23 Shen Feng In the 4th intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. Strengthen and affirm Shen Strenghten and affirm Shen (any CF). Tonify KD Open chest. Lower rebellious LU-Qi and ST-Qi. Benefit the breast For one having issues with sense of self, lack of integration, physically strong but losing will to live,
KD 24 Ling Xu In the 3rd intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. Strenghten and resurrect Shen Strengthen and resurrect Shen. Tonify KD Open the chest. Lower rebellious LU-Qi and ST-Qi. benefit the breast Ruin/ Burial ground, considered a block to treatment (clearing this helps open the person up and ressurrect them), use after possession, rescues a person who has lost sight of who they are, no ambition, no will, spiritually dead
KD 25 Shen Cang In the 2nd intercostal spacee, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. Strenghten and access Shen rserves. Local point for cough/wheezing/asthma from disharmony of LU and KD (LU7 or KD6) or EPF Wind (wtih LI4 or LU7) Strenghten and access Shen reserves. Tonify KD Open chest and promote the descending LU-Qi Storehouse- treats KDney & Heart Xu, good for vulnerable paitents where one is depleted
KD 26 Yu Zhong In the 1st intercostal space, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. Tonify Kd and strengthen Shen Open chest and lower rebelious LU-Qi and ST-Qi Comfortable Chest/Admist Elegance- moves Qi in the chest and lifts the s, removes gloom, under used point that moves a person gently towards change rather than you must
KD 27 Shu Fu Transporting In the depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline. Strengthen and access Shen reserves. Local point for asthma or bronchitis (LU7and KD6)/ Morning sickness (KD6 and KD21) Strengthen and access Shen reserves. Tonify KD Promote descding LU-Qi and stop cough. Transform Phlegm. Harmonize ST-Qi and stop emesis ( can be used for morning sickness) Shu Mansion,Shu of All Shu's,connects to backshupoints, Tonifies whole system,esp.adrenals.With lowerKD point i.e KD3orKD6 Adds energy to system, Good for impotence or frigidity Useful for helping one's leave their body. Bone Mu
Created by: AnMarWill