KI-8 (Jiao Xin)

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Chinese Name:

Jiaoxin 交信

English translation:

Intersection Reach

Location:

On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 2 cun directly above KID 3, .5 cun anterior to KID 7, posterior to the medial border of the tibia.

Classification:

Xi-Cleft point of the Yin Qiao Vessel

Indications:

Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, prolapse of uterus, diarrhea, constipation, pain and swelling of testis.

Functions:

Regulates the Ren and Chong meridians, regulates menstruation.

Needling:

Perpendicular insertion .6 - 1.2 cun.