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KI16

Synonyms:
  1. 肓俞
  2. Huangshu

Huangshu
Huangshu #

Huangshu (KI16,肓俞) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyin Kidney Meridian of Foot.

Location

At the middle part of the abdomen, 0.5 cun lateral to the centre of the umbilicus.

Indication

  • ①Abdominal pain, abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea;
  • ②irregular menstruation;
  • ③hernia.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.