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English: Yin Intersection
Also Known As: Shandy intersection
Yin Crossing
Yin Joining
  • On the midline of the lower abdomen. 1 cun inferior to the umbilicus and 4 cun superior to the pubic symphysis
  • Perpendicular insertion 0.8 to 1.5 cun.
  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.8 to 1.2 cun.
  • Moxibustion is applicable.
  • Straight insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.
  • Meeting Point of the Ren and Chong vessels the Kidney channel and the Pericardium and San Jiao channels
  • Mu Point of the San Jiao in the Lower Jiao
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Benefits the lower abdomen
  • Benefits the genital region
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Regulates the uterus
  • Tonifies the Kidneys Regulates the Lower Jiao
  • Clears Deficiency Heat
  • Cools Heat in the Blood
  • Resolves Dampness
  • Resolves Damp-Heat
  • Dries Dampness
  • Dries Cold-Damp
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Amenorrhea
  • Infertility
  • Leukorrhea
  • Persistent flow of lochia
  • Diseases of the breast
  • Retention of urine and feces
  • Inability to urinate
  • Dark urine
  • Edema
  • Sudden turmoil disorder
  • Borborygmus
  • Epistaxis
  • Hematemesis
  • Pain due to Qi Stagnation
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Cramps in the knee
  • Menstrual pain
  • Abdominal distention
  • Postpartum hemorrhage
  • Neurasthenia
  • Night sweats
  • Testicular pain
  • Impotence
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Depression
  • Withdrawal
  • Problems obtaining or holding onto an erection
  • Hardness and pain of the abdomen radiating to the genitals
  • Retraction of the testicles
  • Painful Shan (hernia) disorder
  • Cold Shan disorder
  • Sweating of the genitals
  • Damp itching of the genitals
  • Hypogastric pain
  • Heat sensation below the umbilicus
  • Pain and Cold around the umbilicus
  • Pain of the lumbar spine
  • Contraction of the lumbar spine and knees
  • Failure of the fontanel to close
  • Running piglet Qi
  • Pain of the chest and lateral costal regions
  • Blockage of the lower abdomen
  • Eating up and swelling of the lower genitalia
  • Lumbar cramps
  • Sterility
  • Pruritis vulva
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Knee and back pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Anxiety
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Prostate problems
  • Frustration
  • Lack of love
  • Instability
  • Cystitis





Profuse uterine bleeding


Itching of the genitals

Hardness and pain in the lower abdomen that radiates to the genitals with inability to urinate


Cracked and bleeding tongue



  • Use needling and moxibustion with caution during pregnancy.
  • This points main function is to nourish Yin and regulate the uterus.
  • It is frequently used in women during menopause to nourish Blood and Yin.
  • It stimulates the testes and all sex hormones.
  • It is the most potent point on the body for male impotence.