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Kidney 9

Chinese Name: Zhubin (English translation: Guest Building)

Location: On the medial aspect of the lower leg, 5 cun directly above KID 3, on the line connecting KID 3 and KID 10, at the medial and inferior end of the belly of m. gastrocnemius.

Classification: Xi-Cleft point of the Yin Wei Vessel


  • Manic psychosis
  • Hernia
  • Pain of the lower leg

Functions: Calms the Shen, clears the Heart, alleviates pain.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion 1.0 - 1.5 cun.


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