Kidney Acupuncture Points

Kidney Acupuncture Points

PointChineseEnglishFunctionIndications
KI 1yong quanGushing SpringTonifies yin, clears heat, subdues wind, subdues empty-heat, calms the mind, restores consciousness, clears the brain.Headache, blurring of vision, dizziness, sore throat, dryness of tongue, loss of voice, dysuria, infantile convulsions, feverish sensation in the sole, loss of consciousness.
KI 2ran guBlazing ValleyClears empty-heat, cools blood, invigorates Yin Qiao Mai Vessel.Pruritus vulvae, prolapse of uterus, irregular menstruation, nocturnal emission, hemoptysis, thirst, diarrhea, swelling and pain of the dorsum of foot, acute infantile omphalitis.
KI 3tai xiGreat RavineTonifies the Kidneys, benefits essence, strengthens the lower back and knees, regulates the uterus.Sore throat, toothache, deafness, tinnitus, dizziness, spitting of blood, asthma, thirst, irregular menstruation, insomnia, nocturnal emission, impotence, frequency of micturition, pain in the lower back.
KI 4da zhongLarge GobletStrengthens the back, lifts the spirit.Spitting of blood, asthma, stiffness and pain of the lower back, dysuria, constipation, pain in the heel, dementia.
KI 5shui quanWater SpringBenefits urination, promotes blood circulation, stops abdominal pain, regulates uterus.Amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, prolapse of uterus, dysuria, blurring of vision.
KI 6zhao haiShining SeaNourishes yin, benefits the eyes, calms the mind, invigorates the Yin Qiao Mai Vessel, cools the blood, benefits the throat, promotes the function of the uterus, opens the chest, cools heat, calms spirit, benefits throat.Irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea, prolapse of uterus, pruritus vulvae, asthma, frequency of micturition, urine retention, constipation, epilepsy, insomnia, sore throat.
KI 7fu liuRecover FlowTonifies the Kidneys, resolves damp, eliminates edema, strenthens the lower back, regulates sweating.Edema, abdominal distension, diarrhea, borborygmus, muscular atrophy of the leg, night sweating, spontaneous sweating, febrile diseases without sweating.
KI 8jiao xinIntersection ReachRemoves obstructions from the channel, stops abdominal pain, removes masses, regulates menses.Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testes.
KI 9zhu binGuest HouseCalms the mind, tonifies Kidney yin, opens chest, regulates the Yin Wei Mai Vessel.Mental disorders, pain in the foot and lower leg, hernia.
KI 10yin guYin ValleyExpels dampness from the Lower Energizer, tonifies Kidney yin.Impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, dysuria, pain in the knee and popliteal fossa, mental disorders.
KI 11heng guPubic BoneBoosts the Stomach and disinhibts damp.Fullness and pain of the lower abdomen, dysuria, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, pain of genitalia.
KI 12da heGreat ManifestationSupplements Kidney Qi, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels.Nocturnal emission, impotence, morbid leukorrhea, pain in the external genitalia, prolapse of uterus.
KI 13qi xueQi HoleTonifies the Kidneys and essence, removes obstructions from the channel.Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, dysuria, abdominal pain, diarrhea.
KI 14si manFourfold FullnessSupplements Kidney Qi, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels, promotes free flow through the waterways.Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, postpartum abdominal pain.
KI 15zhong zhuCentral FlowNourishes the Kidney channel, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels, disinhibits the Lower Energizer.Irregular menstruation, abdominal pain, constipation.
KI 16huang shuVitalsRemoves obstructions from the channel, tonifies the Kidneys, benefits the Heart.Abdominal pain and distension, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea.
KI 17shang quIntestine BendFortifies Spleen, disinhibits damp, soothes sinews, quickens the connecting vessel.Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation.
KI 18shi guanStone PassFortifies the center and harmonizes Stomach, frees intestines and abducts stagnation.Vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, postpartum abdominal pain, sterility.
KI 19yin duYin MetropolisFortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the Stomach, regulates Qi dynamic and frees abdominal Qi, regulates the Penetrating and Conception vessels.Borborygmus, abdominal pain, epigastric pain, constipation, vomiting.
KI 20tong guOpen ValleyFortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the Stomach, loosens the chest and rectifies Qi.Abdominal pain and distension, vomiting, indigestion.
KI 21you menDark GateAbdominal pain and distension, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness.Courses the Liver and rectifies Qi, fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the Stomach, clears abdominal heat.
KI 22bu langCorridor WalkDiffuses the lung and suppresses cough, downbears counterflow and stops vomiting.Cough, asthma, distension and fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, vomiting, anorexia.
KI 23shen fengSpirit SealTonifies the Kidneys, calms the mind.Cough, asthma, fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, mastitis.
KI 24ling xuSpirit RuinsTonifies the Kidneys, calms the mind.Cough, asthma, fullness in the chest and hypochondria region, mastitis.
KI 25shen cangSpirit StorehouseTonifies the Kidneys, calms the mind.Cough, asthma, chest pain.
KI 26yu zhongLively CenterLoosens chest and promotes smooth flow of Qi, calms dyspnea and relieves cough.Cough, asthma, accumulation of phlegm, fullness in chest and hypochondriac region.
KI 27shu fuShu MansionStimulates the Kidney function of reception of Qi, subdues rebellious Qi, stops cough, calms asthma, resolves phlegm.Cough, asthma, chest pain.