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Yinshi

Synonyms:
  1. 阴市
  2. 陰市
  3. ST33

Yinshi
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Yinshi(ST33,阴市) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Stomach Meridian of Foot.

Location

On the thigh, on a line drawn between the lateral margin of patella and the anterior superior iliac spine, in a depression 3 cun above the superio-lateral margin of the patella.

Indication

  • ①Flaccidity and arthralgia in the leg and knee, dyskinesia of the knee joint;
  • ②hernia.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.7-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.