The KD Meridian - Locations Chart

The KD Meridian

Below you will find location information for all points along the (KD) Kidney Meridian . You may click on a specific acupuncture point for more detailed information including the location, clinical usages, and related patterns and conditions.

Meridian Graphic

There Are 27 Points Along The (KD) Kidney Meridian ...

The KD Meridian Locations Chart

KD 1 Gushing Spring

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

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

In depression midway between the tip of the medial malleolus and the attachment of the achilles tendon.

KD 4 Large Goblet

Posterior and inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression anterior to the medial attachment of the achilles tendon.

KD 5 Water Spring

1 cun directly below KI 3 in a depression on the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum.

KD 6 Shining Sea

In a depression below the tip of the medial malleolus.

KD 7 Recover Flow

2 cun above KD 3 on the anterior border of the achilles tendon.

KD 8 Intersection Reach

.5 cun anterior to KI 7, 2 cun above KI 3 posterior to the medial border of the tibia.

KD 9 Guest House

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

On the medial side of the knee joint between the tendons of semitendinosis and semimembranosus.

KD 11 Pubic Bone

5 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 2.

KD 12 Great Manifestation

4 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 3.

KD 13 Qi Hole

3 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 4.

KD 14 Fourfold Fullness

2 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 5.

KD 15 Central Flow

1 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 7.

KD 16 Huang Shu

.5 cun lateral to CV 8.

KD 17 Shang Bend

2 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 10.

KD 18 Stone Pass

3 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 11.

KD 19 Yin Metropolis

4 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 12.

KD 20 Open Valley

5 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 13.

KD 21 Dark Gate

6 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 14.

KD 22 Corridor Walk

In the 5th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 16.

KD 23 Spirit Seal

In the 4th ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 17.

KD 24 Spirit Ruins

In the 3rd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 18.

KD 25 Spirit Storehouse

In the 2nd ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 19.

KD 26 Lively Center

In the 1st ICS 2 cun lateral to CV 20.

KD 27 Shu Mansion

In a depression on the lower border of the clavicle, 2 cun lateral to the CV line.

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