Point Localization: On the medial side of the knee joint between the tendons of semitendinosis and semimembranosus.

TCM Actions: Resolves Dampness in the lower burner. Tonifies Kidney Yin.

Indications: Hypogastric pain and fullness. Abdominal pain and distension. Urinary difficulty. Painful urination. Cloudy urine. Backache. Tinnitus. Deafness. Night sweating. Dry throat.

Target area: Bladder.

Point Name and Meaning: Yingu – Yin Valley

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: He (sea). Water.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]




*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.