Theory

KD 7 - Acupuncture Point - Fuliu


KD 7 Names

  • English Name: Recover Flow
  • Pinyin Name: Fuliu
  • Chinese Character: 復溜

Location

  • 2 cun above KD 3 on the anterior border of the achilles tendon.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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KD 7 Clinical Uses

  • Tonifies KD Yang, especially with respect to water regulation - sweating (too much or too little, spontaneous), swellings, urinary issues.
  • Oedema, especially chronic effecting the abdomen a/or lower legs.
  • Five types of Lin Disorder - resolve accumulation of damp a/or damp-heat.
  • Diarrhea, abdominal distention, hemorrhoids, constipation.
  • Low back pain from deficiency a/or stagnation.
  • Main treatment point of Kidney Sho pattern (with LU 5 and LU 8) - in Japanese style Five Phase treatment protocol.



KD 7 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 7 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 6

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  • SP 6  Three Yin Intersection
    • Tonify Yin and Blood, all Spleen disorders.
    • Digestive disorders, sinking/prolapse.
    • Gynecological issues, male sexual issues, difficult labor (expel fetus).
    • Menstrual issues (irregular, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea).
    • Bleeding disorders, uterine bleeding, cool blood in hot skin diseases.
    • Insomnia, palpitations, and other anxiety related emotions.
    • Dizziness, hypertension.

UB 59

  • UB 59  Instep Yang
    • Acute pain a/or spasm of the Bladder a/or Yang Qiao meridians.
    • Lateral ankle sprai.

GB 39

  • GB 39  Suspended Bell (alt. Severed Bone)
    • Hui Meeting of the Marrow - excess or deficiency conditions effecting the bone marrow, ligaments, tendons, muscles a/or bones - pain, spasms, numbness, weakness.
    • Chronic Bi or Wei syndromes especially with KD Deficiency - thought to strenghthen immunity.
    • Neck issues, stiffness, arthritis, strain, sprain, whiplash, headache.
    • Descends rising LV/GB heat - dizziness, tinnitus.  



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