KD 11

Acupuncture Point Theory

KD 11 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "KD 11" , 橫骨, is represented by "Henggu" in pinyin and "Pubic Bone" in english and may be found:

5 cun below CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 2.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all intersect the Chong Mai and are useful as local points for abdominal a/or gynecological issues


Kd 11 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Intersection Point of the KD & Chong Mai Meridians

KD 11 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation), Digestive Issues, Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain - Cramps) and/or Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

While not necessarily valid clinically, CV 2 ( Generally useful for Deficiency and Cold-Type…), LV 12 (Local Point.May be useful for groin pain.), SP 12 (Used for a variety of urinary disorders (retentio…), SP 13 (Abdominal pain, abdominal masses (fibroids, cysts…) and ST 30 (Upper Sea of Water & Grain Point - excess or …) are nearby.

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