KI-19 (Yin Du)

K11_K21

Chinese Name:

Yindu 阴都

English translation:

Yin Capital

Location:

On the upper abdomen, 4 cun above the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Classification:

Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel

Indications:

Borborygmus, abdominal pain, epigastric pain, constpiation, vomiting.

Functions:

Harmonizes the Stomach, alleviates pain, regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.