Theory

KD 6 - Acupuncture Point - Zhaohai


KD 6 Names

  • English Name: Shining Sea
  • Pinyin Name: Zhaohai
  • Chinese Character: 照海

Location

  • In a depression below the tip of the medial malleolus.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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KD 6 Clinical Uses

  • Sore throat from any etiology, especially empty heat from yin deficiency.
  • Other Yin Deficient throat related issues - swollen, dry, loss of voice, difficult swallowing.
  • A range of menstrual issues such as amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, infertility from cold in the uterus, leukorrhea.
  • Genital issues (shan disorders) such as swelling, itching, seminal emission and/or involuntary erections in men.
  • Constipation from Yin Deficiency.
  • Plum Pit Qi.
  • Nighttime epilepsy, insomnia, disturbed sleep with nightmares, yin deficient symptoms such as hot hands/feet, night sweats.
  • A range of anxiety disorders, fear/fright.


KD 6 Point Associations


KD 6 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



KD 6 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

SP 5

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  • SP 5  Shang Hill
    • Tonifies the spleen and resolves dampness - lethargy, desire to lie down, abdominal distention.
    • Calms the spirit - manic depression, anxiety, excessive thinking.
    • Speech disorders, stiffness at root of tongue.

LV 4

  • LV 4  Mound Center
    • Generally, moves stagnation and clears heat - Hepatitis, Jaundice
    • Lin Disorders.
    • Medial Knee/ankle pain.

UB 62

  • UB 62  Extending Vessel
    • With SI 3 for low back pain, difficulty walking, spinal problems as well as wind-cold effecting the taiyang channels: stiff neck a/or shoulders, occipital headache, etc.
    • Insomnia, nervousness (especially late at night), combine with KD 6.



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