Point Localization: On sole, in depression with foot in plantar flexion, at the junction of the anterior 1/3 and posterior 2/3 of line connecting base of the 2nd and 3rd toes with the heel.

TCM Actions: Nourishes Yin. Adjusts the lower burner. Extinguishes Internal Wind. Calms the Mind.

Indications: Unconsciousness by Wind (stroke). Epilepsy. Headache. Tongue and throat dry. Vertigo. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Night sweating. Constipation. Difficulty urinating. Abdominal pain in pregnancy with urinary retention. Abdominal fullness. Infertility. Impotence. Agitation. Anxiety. Insomnia. Poor memory. Fear. Fury. Manic behavior.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Yongquan – Bubbling Spring

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: Jing (well). Wood. Sedation.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]

 

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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.