Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, 2 cun above the pubic symphysis.
TCM Actions: Tonifies Kidney and Essence. Strengthens the Uterus. Moves Qi and Blood (Xue). Regulates the lower orifices.
Indications: Back pain that radiates up and down. Tinnitus. Dizziness. Deafness. Weak knees. Amenorrhea. Irregular menstrual period. Excessive menstrual bleeding. Infertility. Impotence. Syndrome of the Piggy that runs (feeling of discomfort that goes up the inside of the abdomen and chest, feeling of fullness in the chest, abdominal pain, palpitations, and anxiety). Difficulty urinating. Diarrhea.
Target area: Urethra. Anus.
Point Name and Meaning: Qixue – Qi Hole
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.