Shuiquan (English translation: Water Spring)
On the medial aspect of the foot, posterior and
inferior to the medial malleolus, 1 cun directly below KID 3, in the depression
of the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum.
Xi-Cleft point of the Kidney Meridian
- Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea,
amenorrhea, prolapse of uterus
Regulates menstruation, benefits urination.
point is the site where the Qi of the meridian is
deeply converged. Qi and blood are stored deeply at these particular points. If
there appear abnormal reactions at X-Cleft points, it shows that the pathogens
have entered the deeper parts of Zang-Fu organs. Thus, they are used for acute,
painful symptoms, inflammation, protracted diseases of its pertaining meridian
and Zang-Fun organ. Also, Xi-Cleft points of the Yin meridians have hemostatic
Perpendicular insertion .3 - .5 cun.