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English: Pubic Bone
Also Known As: Horizontal Bone
Transverse Bone
  • Located 0.5 cun lateral to REN-2 Qugu, on the lower abdomen.
  • Located 5 cun below the umbilicus, on the superior border of the symphysis pubis, 0.5 cun lateral to REN-2 Qugu.
  • Straight insertion 1-1.5 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.
  • Caution: Deep needling will penetrate a full Bladder, which should therefore be emptied before treatment.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Meeting point of the Kidney Channel with the Chong Channel.
  • Benefits the Lower Jiao.
  • One source says this point is the endocrine point, used for the hypothalamus, testes and pituitary.
  • Moxa can be used on this point for inability to conceive.
  • Hernia
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Impotence
  • Deficiency and exhaustion of the five Zang, with seminal emission
  • Painful retraction of the genitals
  • Hypogastric pain
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Fullness and pain of the lower abdomen
  • Dysuria
  • Enuresis
  • Nocturnal emission
  • Genital pain
  • Urinary retention
  • The five types of painful urinary dysfunction
  • Shan disorder
  • Redness of the eyes originating at the inner canthus




Qi Stagnation

Lumbar pain with inability to stand

The five types of painful urinary dysfunction from Accumulation


  • One major source locates KI-11 Henggu - KI-17 Shenggu at 1 cun lateral to the midline.