Point Localization: 2 cun above KI3.

TCM Actions: Tonifies Kidney. Resolves Dampness. Opens the passage of water in the bottom burner. Resolves edema. Strengthens the lower back. Regulates sweating.

Indications: Pain in the lower back and knees. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Tiredness. Diarrhea. Abdominal fullness. Mucus and blood in the feces. Borborygmos. Heaviness in the rectum. Edema. Urinary difficulty. Painful urination. Blood in the urine. Cold knees. Sweating. Night sweating.

Target area: Bladder.

Point Name and Meaning: Fuliu – Returning Current

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: King (river). Metal. Tonification.

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.