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English: Crouching Rabbit
Also Known As: Prostrate Rabbit
Hidden Rabbit
  • Located 6 cun above the lateral superior border of the patella on the line connecting the anterior superior iliac spine and the lateral border of the patella.
  • On the thigh, 6 cun above the lateral margin of the kneecap.
  • On the thigh on a line drawn between the lateral border of the patella and anterior superior iliac spine, in a depression, 6 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella.
    Note: divide the distance between the prominence greater trochanter and the upper border of the patella into thirds. This point is located just superior the the junction of the lower and middle thirds.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable. Straight insertion, 1.5 to 2.5 cun, causing distention and soreness, possibly extending to the knee.
  • Perpendicular or oblique insertion 1 to 2 cun.
  • Activates the channel
  • Removes obstructions from the channel
  • Alleviates pain
  • Dispels Wind-Damp
  • Expels Wind-Heat
  • Bi syndrome of the knee
  • Sensation of heaviness of the head
  • Leg Qi
  • Paralysis of the exterior muscles of the knee
  • Urticaria
  • Hemiplegia
  • Abdominal distention
  • Pain and Cold of the lower back, thigh and knee
  • Weakness of the knee
  • Contraction of the arm
  • Abdominal distention with diminished Qi
  • Mania
  • A heavy head
  • Pain in the lumbar and iliac region
  • Coldness and pain of the knee
  • Paralysis of the lower extremities
  • Motor impairment of the lower extremities
  • Beriberi
  • Arthritis of the knee
  • Pain in the waist and groin
  • Numbness of the lower limb
  • Bi and Wei syndromes of the lower limb
  • Pain, numbness and contraction of the muscles of the thigh
  • Shan disorder
  • Diseases of the eight regions in women*
  • Ghost talk



Paralysis or numbness of the lower limb

Moxa both points for Wind leg Qi. Moxa GB-31 Fengshi first.


  • * The eight regions in women are: 1. the External genitalia; 2. the breasts; 3. disorders of pregnancy; 4. postpartum disorders; 5. uterine bleeding; 6.leukorrhea; 7. menstruation and; 8. abdominal masses.
  • This point mildly expels Wind-Heat affecting the Blood and can be used to treat certain skin rashes such as urticaria.