Point Localization: 1 cun below CV8 (belly button).

TCM Actions: Regulates the Uterus and menstruation. Regulates Chong Mai (Penetrating Vessel). Resolve dampness in the lower burner. Nourishes Yin.

Indications: Excessive menstruation, painful and irregular. Stiffness in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen and thorax. Testicular shrinkage. Itching, swelling, redness and pain in the genitals. Infertility. Retention of urine and feces. Hot flushes. Flushes in menopause.

Target area: Uterus.

Point Name and Meaning: Yinjiao – Yin Crossing

Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel:

 

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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.