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KI13

Synonyms:
  1. 气穴
  2. 氣穴
  3. Qixue

Qixue
Qixue #

Qixue(KI13,气穴) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyin Kidney Meridian of Foot.

Location

3 cun below the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

Indication

  • ①Ben-Tun("run") vital energy("running piglet qi");
  • ②irregular menstruation, leukorrhagia;
  • ③dysuria;
  • ④diarrhea.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.