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Kidney Meridian (Foot Shao Yin) Points

KI-9 (Zhu Bin)


Chinese Name:

Zhubin 筑宾

English translation:

Guest House


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.


Xi-Cleft point of the Yin Wei Vessel


  • 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.


Calms the Shen, clears the Heart, alleviates pain.


Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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