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Kidney Meridian (Foot Shao Yin) Points

KI-13 (Qi Xue)


Chinese Name:

Qixue 气穴

English translation:

Qi Cave


On the lower abdomen, 3 cun below the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.


Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel. Point of the Penetrating Vessel


Irregular menstruation, dysnmenorrhea, dysuria, abdominal pain, diarrhea.


Tonifies Kidney Qi, regulates the Lower Jiao, regulates the Ren and Chong Vessels.


Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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