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Acupuncture Points - Ren 1

Chinese Name: Huiyin (English translation: Meeting of Yin)

Location:  On the perineum, at the midpoint between the root of the scrotum and the anus in males, and at the midpoint between the posterior labial commissure and the anus in females.

Classification: Crossing point of the Ren, Du and Chong Vessels


  • Constipation and dysuria, or incontinence of feces and urine, hemorrhoids. prolapse of rectum
  • Spermatorrhea, impotence, pruritus vulva
  • Asphyxiation from drowning, loss of consciousness, manic psychosis

Functions: Nourishes Kidney Yin, resolves Damp-Heat, resuscitates, treats prolapse.

Needling: Perpendicular insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. 



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