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Kidney Meridian (Foot Shao Yin) Points

KI-21 (You Men)


Chinese Name:

Youmen 幽门

English translation:

Hidden Gate


On the upper abdomen, 6 cun above the center of the umbilicus, .5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.


Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel


Abdominal pain and distension, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness.


Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, descends rebellious Qi, smoothes Liver Qi.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. Do not puncture deeply to avoid injuring the liver.

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