Point Localization: At the medial end of the transverse popliteal crease, posterior to the medial epicondyle of the tibia, in a depression on the anterior border of the insertions of semimembraneous and semitendoneous, with the knee flexed.

TCM Actions: Resolves Dampness in the lower burner. Invigorates Xue. Regulates menstruation. Nourishes the Liver Xue. Benefits the bladder and genitals.

Indications: Abdominal masses in women. Irregular and painful menstruation. Infertility by Xue stasis. Belly button pain. Swelling, itching, pain and redness of the genitals. Impotence. Urinary difficulty. Cloudy urine. Burning when urinating. Vaginal discharge.

Target area: Uterus.

Point Name and Meaning: Ququan – Spring and Bend

Acupuncture Meridian: Liver

Categories: He (sea). Water. Tonification.

Unitary Channel: Jue Yin (Terminal Yin) [LV + PC]

 

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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.