KI-9 (Zhu Bin)

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Chinese Name:

Zhubin 筑宾

English translation:

Guest House

Location:

On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun directly above KID 3, on the line connecting KID 3 and KID 10, at the medial and inferior end of the belly of m. gastrocnemius.

Classification:

Xi-Cleft point of the Yin Wei Vessel

Indications:

  • Pain in medial aspect of lower leg.
  • Psychosis.
  • Hernia, orchitis, drug detoxification, epilepsy.
  • Vomiting saliva, absence of milk, colic, abnormal menstruation, pelvic inflammatory disease, nephritis, cystitis, swollen tongue, decline of vital dynamism, muscle spasm.

Functions:

Calms the Shen, clears the Heart, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.


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