Point Localization: 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the little toe.
TCM Actions: Controls the rebellion of the Qi in the head. Clears Heat. Resolves Damp Heat. Promotes labor.
Indications: Headache, occipital headache. Dizziness. Pain and redness of the eyes. Difficulty and pain when urinating. Retained placenta. Malposition of fetus, late, prolonged and difficult labor.
Target area: Uterus.
Point Name and Meaning: Zhiyin – Reaching Yin
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Categories: Jing (well). Metal. Tonification.
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.