Shui: water Quan: spring
Shuiquan means water source. The kidney dominates water clearance. This point is a Xi-cleft point of the kidney meridian and indicated in treating dribbling of urine.
Chinese Name: 水泉
English Name/Meaning: Water Spring
Pinyin: shuǐ quán
Han Geul 한글: su cheon 수천
Romaji: sui sen
Vietnamese: Thủy tuyền
1 cun inferior to KI 3 in a depression anterior and superior to the calcaneal tuberosity (the site of insertion of the Achilles tendon into the calcaneum).
Shuiquan regulates conception and governor vessel and benefits menstruation and urination.
Indications of shuiquan:
- Various menstrual disorders such as amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea and delayed menstruation, characterized either by the deficiency of blood or stasis of blood.
- Urinary disorder: Dysuria.
- Eye problems: poor vision.
Oblique perpendicular insertion directed away from the bone, 0.3 to 0.5 cun.