Yuzhong acupoint (KI 26)belongs to the kidney meridian of Foot-Shaoyin,which is commonly used to treat cough, asthma, fullness of chest and thigh,loss of appetite.

Location of Yuzhong acupoint

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

Yuzhong acupoint

What is the meaning of Yuzhong

Yu,refers to flourish,zhong,refers to the inside of the acupoint. The name of “Yuzhong” means that the cold dampness-qi of the Kidney Meridian due to absorbing heat turns into flourish Yang Qi. The substance of this acupoint is the water-qi from the Shencang acupoint. After reaching this acupoint, the water-qi absorbs heat and transforms into Yang-qi filled in the point, and the qi of the kidney meridian regains its floursh state here, hence the name.

What is Yuzhong acupoint used for

Cough, asthma, fullness of chest and thigh,loss of appetite.

Clinical application: bronchitis, bronchial asthma, intercostal neuralgia, etc.

Yuzhong point therapy

Press and rub the Yuzhong acupoint with the index finger pad, or use a scraping piece to scrape the Yuzhong acupoint from top to bottom across the clothes for 3 to 5 minutes each time.It can regulate the qi, strengthen the heart and lung function, and relieve fullness in chest and hypochondrium, palpitations, asthma, prevention of heart disease, myocarditis if long-term massage.

Yuzhong Acupoint Compatibility

Combined with Tiantu,Jianshi point and Huagai point to treat sore throat;

Combined with Fengmen and Feishu points to treat pathogenic cold attacking the lung;

Combined with Tangzhong point to treat cough.