KI 10 Acupuncture Point

Kidney 10, Abbreviated as KI 10 or KID 10, Transliterated Yingu in Chinese, Yin Valley in English.

KI 10 Acupuncture Point Location:

When the knee is flexed, the point is on the medial side of the popliteal fossa, between the tendons of muscle semitendinosus and semimembranosus.

KI 10 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Impotence, hernia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis
  • Dysuria
  • Pain in the knee and popliteal fossa

KI 10 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Resolves Dampness and Damp-Heat from Lower Jiao, benefits the Kidneys, alleviates pain.


He-Sea point of the Kidney Meridian


He-Sea points are where the qi of the meridian collects and goes deep into the body. He-sea points are known to indicated treat rebellious qi and diarrhea.