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Home > Education > Acupuncture Point Location > Stomach Meridian Index > Stomach 33

Stomach 33

Chinese Name: Yinshi (English translation: Yin Market)

Location:  On the anterior aspect of the thigh, on the line connecting the anterior superior iliac spine and the lower lateral border of the patella, 3 cun above the patella.


  • Coldness and pain of the lower extremities and knee, limitation of the lower extremities. (Bi-Syndrome and Wei Syndromes)
  • Hernia, abdominal distention and pain

Functions: Frees obstructions in the meridian, dispels Wind-Damp, alleviates pain.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.

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