Names Of Jiaoxin

KD 8 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Intersection Reach
  • Pinyin Name: Jiaoxin
  • Chinese Character: 交信
Meridian Information

Where Is KD 8 ?

KD 8 Location

  • .5 cun anterior to KI 7, 2 cun above KI 3 posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is KD 8 Used For?

KD 8 Clinical Usages

  • Issues of movement and mobility of the medial aspect of the lower limbs, ankle, heel - sprains, pain

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What Conditions May Use KD 8 ?

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".

What Points Are Near KD 8 ?

SP 6 Three Yin Intersection


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  • 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 Instep Yang

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

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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