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.