KD 1 - Acupuncture Point - Yongquan

  • English Name:  Gushing Spring
  • Pinyin Name:  Yongquan
  • Chinese Character:  涌泉
  • On sole, in depression with foot in plantar flexion, at the junction of the anterior 1/3 and posterior 2/3 of line connecting base of the 2nd and 3rd toes with the heel.
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  • Descends excess from above, useful for LV Yang Rising or LV Fire - headaches, tinnitus, hypertension, epilepsy.
  • Cooling KD empty heat - chronic sore throat, dry mouth, low back pain.
  • Tonify KD/HT Yin - insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, poor memory, mania, rage w/desire to kill, hot flashes, night sweats.
  • Loss of consciousness, yang collapse.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to descend the energy in the body particularly after qi gong exercises, energy healing sessions, etc. Useful for headache, nausea, insomnia, etc.

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The (KD) Kidney Meridian has 27 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

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Peaceful Sleep
  • Sleep issues - insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep

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(EX) Bafeng
Eight Winds
  • Foot issues - pain, swelling, numbness.
  • Mentioned in the Ling Shu for malaria

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