Yindu acupoint(KI 19) belongs to the kidney meridian of Foot-Shaoyin, which commonly used for gastrointestinal syndrome,irregular menstruation and infertility.

Location of Yindu acupoint

4 cun above Shenque(CV 8), 0.5 cun lateral to CV 12.

yindu acupoint

What is the meaning of Yindu

Yindu:Yin,refers to the cold dampness-qi,du,refers to the city. The name of “Yindu” means that the ascending cold dampness-qi of Chongmai of the kidney channel gathers and disperse here. The substance of this point is dampness-qi that absorbs heat from the Shiguan point,after reaching the point, it gathers and disperse here like a city gathering and dispersing. Hence the name.

What is Yindu acupoint used for

1. Indigestion,abdominal distension, abdominal pain, constipation, cold and heat of body.

2. qi inversion, lung swelling, pain under the flanks, bowel sounds,gastritis and gastric ulcer.

3. Irregular menstruation and infertility.

4. More night sweats.

Yindu acupoint therapy

Use a scraping board to scrape the Yindu acupoints from top to bottom across the clothes for 3-5 minutes each time,It can strengthen the spleen and stomach, regulate stomach pain, abdominal distension, bowel symptoms and other gastrointestinal discomfort symptoms if long-term scraping massage.

Compatibility of Yindu Point

Combined with Sanyinjiao and Xuehai points to treat amenorrhea;

Combined with Jianli and Zusanli points to treat abdominal distension, borborygmus and abdominal pain.

Combined with Zhongwan, Tianshu, Zusanli and Sijing points to treat incoordination between spleen and stomach and malnutrition in children.

Combined with Zhongwan, Tianshu, Zusanli and Zhigou points to treat constipation.