Yin: Yin of Yin-Yang Du: to gather
Yin refers to the abdomen and the Yin meridian. Hence yin du is in the abdomen where water and food are stored.
Chinese Name: 阴都
English Name/Meaning: Yin Metropolis
Pinyin: yīn dū
Han Geul 한글: eum do 음도
Romaji: in to
Vietnamese: Âm đô
4 cun above the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to Zhongwan (Ren 12).
- Strengthens the middle jiao, regulates stomach and intestine.
- Clears blockage in intestine, uterine area.
Indications of yindu:
- Vomiting, abdominal pain, Constipation.
- Postpartum abdominal pain, infertility.
Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
Meeting point of Kidney and chong vessel.
Deep needling may penetrate the peritoneal cavity.