Names Of Zhubin

KD 9 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Guest House
  • Pinyin Name: Zhubin
  • Chinese Character: 築賓
Meridian Information

Where Is KD 9 ?

KD 9 Location

  • 5 cun above KI 3 on the line drawn from KI 3 to KI 10 at the lower end of the belly of the gastrocnemius muscle.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is KD 9 Used For?

KD 9 Clinical Usages

  • Strong spirit disorders - anger, cursing, mania.
  • Deficient yang, cold, in the abdomen - shan disorder, hernia, pain a/or retraction of the scrotum.
  • Useful in a detox prescription to assist the cleansing, especially with respect to emotional outbreaks

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How Is KD 9 Categorized?

KD 9 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use KD 9 ?

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".

What Conditions May Use KD 9 ?

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 9 ?

LV 5 Woodworm Canal

  • Genital Issues, especially damp-heat related infections/discharges.

SP 7 Leaking Valley


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  • Local point.
  • Continued muscle atrophy in the presence of adequate nutrition.
  • Promotes urination - difficult urination.
  • Resolves dampness - lower body swelling, ankle, knee.

UB 58 Taking Flight

  • Releases the exterior for wind/wind-cold conditions, especially useful when accompanied with neck stiffness a/or occipital headache.
  • As Luo Connecting Point, which connects to the KD, useful for chronic low back pain, especially with weak lower limbs and KD deficiency.
  • "Excess above with deficiency below," weak low back w/tight stiff neck a/or low back pain with weak lower limb.

GB 35 Yang Intersection

  • Local Point.

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