Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the height of the upper margin of the pubic symphysis.
TCM Actions: Removes Dampness and Heat. Moves Qi and Blood (Xue) in the Lower Burner.
Indications: Difficulty urinating. Hypogastric fullness. Pain in the genitals and lower abdomen. Redness and pain in the inner corner of the eyes.
Target area: Genitals.
Point Name and Meaning: Henggu – Pubic Bone
Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney
Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.