Kidney 10 (KI 10)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yingu, Yin Valley
When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the poplieal fossa, between the tendons of muscle semitendinosus and semimembranosus, at the level with Weizhong (UB 40).
Impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, dysuria, pain in the knee and popliteal fossa, mental disorders.
Expels dampness from the Lower Burner, tonifies Kidney Yin.
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