The acupuncture point "KD 19" , 陰都, is represented by "Yin Du" in pinyin and "Yin Metropolis" in english and may be found:
4 cun above CV 8, .5 cun lateral to CV 12.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Kd 19 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
A single acupuncture point is not commonly thought of as an empirical way to influence a TCM diagnostic pattern. KD19, however, is a strong candidate to be incorporated into an acupuncture protocol for patients who exhibit: Stomach Rebellious Qi
KD 19 may potentially be used, in coordination with a well designed acupuncture treatment protocol, to influence the following conditions: Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux Disease (GERD), Infertility, Nausea and/or Vomiting