Pinyin Name & English Translation
Inner Eye of the Knee
A pair of points in the two depressions, medial and lateral to the patellar ligament, locating the point with the knee flexed. These points are also termed medial and lateral Xiyan (ST 35).
Knee pain, weakness of the lower extremities.
Empirical point for food retention
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O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981
Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.