Point Localization: 1 cun below KI3.

TCM Actions: Benefits urination. Regulates the uterus and menstruation.

Indications: Urinary difficulty and dripping. Cystitis. Urethritis. Scanty, painful and irregular menstruation. Amenorrhea. Dysmenorrhea. Prolapse of the uterus.

Target area: Bladder. Uterus.

Point Name and Meaning: Shuiquan – Water Spring

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: Xi (accumulation).

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.