Yinbai SP1 :Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Yinbai-SP1
Yinbai-SP1

Nomenclature:

Yin: hidden     Bai: white
Yinbai is in the hidden region where the colour is white.

Point: SP-1
Chinese Name: 隐白
English Name/Meaning: Hidden White
Pinyin: yǐn bái
Han Geul 한글: eun baek 은백
Romaji: im paku
Vietnamese: Ẩn bạch

Location:

On the medial side of the big toe, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.

Indications Of Yinbai:

  • Stop bleeding- especially on the lower parts of the body like uterine bleeding, menorrhea, blood in the stool, blood in the urine.
  • Ghost point – depression, psychosis, profuse dreaming, convulsion.
  • Jing well point-loss of consciousness, fullness below heart, Abdominal distention, tightness in the chest.

Method:

Puncture superficially o.1-0.2cun, prick to bleed or use moxibustion.

Remarks:

Jing- Well point.
Ghost point.

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Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.