KI 5 Acupuncture Point (ShuiQuan) Location,Benefit

Shuiquan acupoint (KI 5) belongs to the Kidney Meridian of Foot-Shaoyin, which can relieve and treat irregular menstruation,dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea,uterine prolapse, difficulty in urination and dizzy etc;

Location of Shuiquan acupoint

1 cun directly below Taixi acupoint (KI 3) in a depression on the medial side of the tuberosity of the calcaneum.

shuiquan acupoint

What is the meaning of Shuiquan

ShuiQuan:Shui, refers to water,Quan,refers to pools. The name of ShuiQuan means that the water from the kidney meridian gathers here to form a pool. The substance of this point is the meridian water from the Dazhong acupoint. After reaching this point and gathering here,like a pool, hence the name.

What is Shuiquan acupoint used for

irregular menstruation,dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea,uterine prolapse, difficulty in urination and dizzy etc;

Benefits of ShuiQuan acupoint

For urinary system

Shuiquan acupoint is beneficial to reduce edema, and treats urination due to insufficient kidney Qi or urinary system infection.In addition,also help for acute urinary system infection, cystitis, and prostate pain. Elderly men with prostate problems can massage Shuiquan acupoint every day to relieve.

For heel pain

It can treat  acute heel pain,such as, just after climbing the mountain, the heel and ankle soreness,you might as well rub this acupuncture point, it will be relieved immediately. If you have long-term heel pain, you need to press Dazhong or Taixi points.

Shuiquan acupoint therapy

Press the Shuiquan acupoint with thumb, push it up first, and then rub it in clockwise until you feel soreness and numbness during massage. It can regulate menstrual and facilitate urination if massing for a long time.

Compatibility of ShuiQuan

Combined with Xuehai Point, Qihai Point, Shenshu Point, Qihaishu Point, Sanyinjiao Point to treat renal colic and kidney stones;

Combined with Shenshu point, Zhongji point and Xuehai point to treat hematuria;

Combined with Zhongji point and Shuidao point to treat deficiency of kidney Qi;

Combined with Qihai and Sanyinjiao to treat irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea;

Combined with Chengshan and Kunlun acupoint,relaxing muscles and strengthening bones, treat to heel pain.

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