Yinbao LIV-9 Acupuncture Point

Yinbao LIV-9

Chinese: 阴包

Pinyin: Yīn Bāo

Location

4 cun above the medial epicondyle of the femur, between vastus medialis and sartorius muscle. 

How to locate

Locate LIV-9 on the border between the more medial, narrow sartorius muscle and the anteromedial vastus medialis muscle. 

Main actions

  1. Regulates menstruation
  2. Regulates Qi in Lower Burner

Needling

Vertically 1-2 cun 

Commentary for Yinbao LIV-9

Yinbao LIV-9 can be used to treat urinary difficulty derives from Bladder stones or Kidney stones.