Dazhong acupoint (KI 4)belongs to the Kidney Channel of Foot-Shaoyin,which is commonly used for throat pain, wheezing, hemoptysis, sleepiness, dementia, heel pain, etc.

Location of Dazhong acupoint

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

Dazhong acupoint

What is the meaning of Dazhong

Dazhong:Da,refers to big and huge. Zhong, refers to chime, is a kind of musical instrument with its sound is thick and loud. The name of Dazhong means that the kidney meridian water falls from a high place like a waterfall here. The substance of the acupoint is the meridian water from the Taixi acupoint.It flow from high to low place here,like a waterfall falling, and sounds like large bell, hence the name.

What is Dazhong acpoint used for

Neurasthenia, dementia, asthma, sore throat, hemoptysis, heel pain, constipation, stomatitis, malaria etc;

Dazhong acupoint benefits & therapy

Since most of bone pains are related to the kidney meridian, such as: heel pain. It is an important point for the treatment of heel pain. Pressing and rubbing it often has a good effect on the treatment of heel pain.

In addition, Dazhong acupoints combined with Taixi and Shenmen acupoints,it can also treat insomnia caused by heart-kidney incompatibility; Combined with Xingjian acupoints,it can treat easy anger caused by the internal heat flow up;Combined with Yuji acupoint,It can treat sore throat caused by the internal heat flow up. In short,It has a very beneficial on the treatment of many chronic diseases.


For pain

Press the Dazhong acupoint with the thumb for 1-3 minutes each time.it can relieve chest pain, cold waist and knees, and treat asthma and bronchitis if long-term massage.

For fatigue

Press and rub the Dazhong acupoint and Tianzhu 30 to 50 times, also press it with your fingertips for 6 seconds, and then slowly release it,repeat it.


Puncture it 0.5-0.8 cun straight;


Moxa stick Moxibustion for 5-10 minutes, moxibustion for 3-5 unit;

Compatibility of Dazhong acupoint

Combined with Kongzui,Chize and Yuji,used for hemoptysis;

Combined with Shenshu, Guanyuan, Sanyinjiao,used for irregular menstruation;

Combined with Shenshu, Taixi and Weizhong,used for back pain;