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Yongquan KI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

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Yongquan KI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication

Yongquan KI1 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication
August 29
12:39 2018
Yongquan-KI1

Yongquan-KI1

Nomenclature:

Yong: To gush Quan: Spring
Water weiling up is called a gushing spring. Yongquan is on the depression of the sole and the Qi of the meridian flows upwards like a gushing spring.

Point: KI 1
Chinese Name: 涌泉
Name: Yong Quan
English Name/Meaning: Gushing Spring
Pinyin: yǒng quán
Han Geul 한글: yong cheon 용천
Romaji: yu sen
Vietnamese: Dũng tuyền

Location:

On the sole, in the depression when the foot is in plantar flexion, and in the anterior depression when the foot is flexed, approximately at the junction of the anterior 1/3 and posterior 2/3 of the sole.(excluding toe).

Functions:

  • Clears kidney heat (Excess or deficiency heat).
  • Opens sensory orifices (Loss of consciousness, bring back Yangqi, clears brain).
  • Calms the spirit (For live yang rising problems, irritability, angry, high blood pressure, drains heat from heart).

Indications of Yongquan:

  • Yongquan is main point to activate the brain-energy for waking up a patient from unconsciousness: syncope, hysteria, etc.
  • Headache, dizziness;
  • Sore throat, loss of voice;
  • Insomnia, psychosis, infantile convulsions;
  • Feverish sensation in the sole;
  • Constipation, difficulty in urination.

Method:

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 cun

Remarks:

Jing-Well Point
Entry Point
Son (reducing) point

Read About Other Points of Kidney Meridian

KI2-Rangu-然谷               KI3-Taixi-太溪           KI4-Dazhong-大鐘          KI5-Shuiquan-水泉  KI6-Zhaohai-照海          KI7-Fuliu-复溜            KI8-Jiaoxin-交信          KI9-Zhubin-筑宾          KI10-Yingu-阴谷        KI11-Henggu-横骨           KI12-Dahe-大赫          KI13-Qixue-气穴          KI14-Siman-四满        KI15-Zhongzhu-中注        KI16-Huangshu-肓俞          KI17-Shangqu-商曲        KI18-Shiguan-石关     KI19-Yindu-阴都      KI20-Futonggu-复通谷   KI21-Youmen-幽门           KI22-Bulang-步廊           KI23-Shenfeng-神封           KI24-Lingxu-灵虚          KI25-Shencang-神藏          KI26-Yuzhong-彧中        KI27-Shufu-俞府

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