(KD) Kidney Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (KD) Kidney Meridian has 27 points:

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KD 1
Gushing Spring
Yongquan
    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.
KD 2
Blazing Valley
Rangu
    Anterior and Inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bone.
KD 3
Great Ravine
Taixi
    In depression midway between the tip of the medial malleolus and the attachment of the achilles tendon.
KD 4
Large Goblet
Dazhong
    Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression anterior to the medial attachment of the achilles tendon.
KD 5
Water Spring
Shuiquan
    1 cun directly below KI 3 in a depression on the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum.
KD 6
Shining Sea
Zhaohai
    In a depression below the tip of the medial malleolus.
KD 7
Recover Flow
Fuliu
    2 cun above KD 3 on the anterior border of the achilles tendon.
KD 8
Intersection Reach
Jiaoxin
    .5 cun anterior to KI 7, 2 cun above KI 3 posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
KD 9
Guest House
Zhubin
    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.
KD 10
Yin Valley
Yingu
    On the medial side of the knee joint between the tendons of semitendinosis and semimembranosus.
KD 11
Pubic Bone
Henggu
    5 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 2.
KD 12
Great Manifestation
Dahe
    4 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 3.
KD 13
Qi Hole
Qixue
    3 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 4.
KD 14
Fourfold Fullness
Siman
    2 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 5.
KD 15
Central Flow
Zhongzhu
    1 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 7.
KD 16
Huang Shu
Huangshu
    .5 cun lateral to CV 8.
KD 17
Shang Bend
Shangqu
    2 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 10.
KD 18
Stone Pass
Shiguan
    3 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 11.
KD 19
Yin Metropolis
Yin Du
    4 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 12.
KD 20
Open Valley
Tonggu
    5 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 13.
KD 21
Dark Gate
Youmen
    6 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 14.
KD 22
Corridor Walk
Bulang
    In the 5th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 16.
KD 23
Spirit Seal
Shenfeng
    In the 4th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 17.
KD 24
Spirit Ruins
Lingxu
    In the 3rd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 18.
KD 25
Spirit Storehouse
Shencang
    In the 2nd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 19.
KD 26
Lively Center
Yuzhong
    In the 1st ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 20.
KD 27
Shu Mansion
Shufu
    In a depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the CV line.