Jiaoxin acupoint(KI 8) belongs to the Kidney Channel of Foot-Shaoyin,which is commonly used for irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, vaginal discharge, uterine prolapse, amenorrhea, diarrhea, constipation, dysentery, hernia, testicular swelling and pain.
Location of Jiaoxin Acuupoint
0.5 cun anterior to Fuliu acupoint(KI 7), 2 cun above Taxi acupoint(KI 3) posterior to the medial border of the tibia.
What is meaning of JiaoXin
Jiaoxin:Jiao,refers to exchange.Xin, refers to information. The name of JiaoXin means that the kidney meridian qi exchanges to Sanyinjiao acupoint here. The substance of this acupoint is the water dampness-qi from Fuliu acupoint. Some of them absorb heat and disperse to the place where the spleen meridian qi and blood.Hence the name;
What is Jiaoxin acupoint used for
Irregular menstruation, nephritis, orchitis, urinary tract infection, etc.
Jiaoxin Acupoint Therapy
Grasp the calf with hand palm, press the Jiaoxin acupoint with fingers for 3-5 minutes each time until producing a sense of soreness,It can promote blood circulation,regulate irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding and other gynecological diseases if long-term massaging this acupoint.
Compatibility of Jiaoxin Acupoints
Combined with Taichong point, Xuehai point and Diji point to relieve uterine bleeding;
Combined with Yinlingquan point to relieve the five types of stranguria;
Combined with Zhongdu point to relieve hernia;
Combined with Zhongji acupoints to alleviate and treat uroschesisn;
Combined with Guanyuan point and Sanyinjiao point to relieve irregular menstruation;
Combined with Guanyuan point to relieve uterine prolapse;