Point Localization: 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, 4 cun above the navel.

TCM Actions: Benefits the function of Kidney. Nourishes the liver. Regulates Qi in the abdomen.

Indications: Rebellious Qi. Epigastric pain. Vomiting. Nausea. Distension and abdominal pain. Constipation.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Yindu – Yin Metropolis

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: None.

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.