Kidney 21, Abbreviated as KI 21 or KID 21, Transliterated Youmen in Chinese, Hidden Gate in English.
KI 21 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the upper abdomen, 6 cun above the center of the umbilicus, 0.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
KI 21 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Abdominal pain and distention, vomiting, diarrhea
KI 21 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Harmonizes the Middle Jiao, descends rebellious Qi, smoothes Liver Qi.
Crossing point of the KID Meridian and the Chong Vessel