KI-12 (Da He)

K11_K21

Chinese Name:

Dahe 大赫

English translation:

Great Luminance

Location:

On the lower abdomen, 4 cun below the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Classification:

Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel

Indications:

Nocturnal emission, impotence, morbid leukorrhea, pain in the external genitalia, prolapse of uterus.

Functions:

Tonifies Kidney Qi, binds Essence, regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.