Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to GV 4, level with L2.

TCM Actions: Tonifies Kidney and Jing (Essence). Benefits urination. Strengthens the back. Strengthens willpower (Zhi).

Indications: Exhaustion. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Backache. Low libido. Impotence. Infertility. Premature ejaculation. Seminal emissions. Difficulty urinating. Urinary incontinence. Low back pain. Sciatica. Depression. Lack of motivation. Lack of direction in life. Lack of willpower.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhishi – Will Power Room

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.