Point Localization: 5 cun above the apex of the medial malleolus, on the line between KI3 and KI10.

TCM Actions: Regulates the Yin Wei Mai (Yin Linking Vessel). Calms the Mind (Shen). Tonify Qi and kidney function.

Indications: Hernia in the lower abdomen. Leg pain. Disorders of the Mind (Shen). Anger. Mania. Insomnia. Panic. Fear.

Target area: Scrotum. Lower abdomen.

Point Name and Meaning: Zhubin – Guest House

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: Xi (accumulation) point of the Yin Wei Mai (Yin Linking Vessel).

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.