Point Localization: 2 cun above the medial malleolus, 0.5 cun anterior to the KI7.

TCM Actions: Removes channel obstruction (Bi syndrome). Resolves dampness. Regulates menstruation and uterus.

Indications: Painful, excessive, uneven or sparse menstruation. Fullness, pain and masses in the abdomen. Diarrhea. Retention of urine. Painful urination. Cloudy urine. Swelling and pain in the testicles. Genital itching.

Target area: Genitals. Uterus.

Point Name and Meaning: Jiaoxin – Meeting the Spleen Channel

Acupuncture Meridian: Yin Qiao Mai

Categories: Xi (accumulation) point of the Yin Heel Channel (Yin Qiao Mai).

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.