Yin: Yin of Yin-yang Ling: Hill Quan: Spring
Yin here means ” interior”. Yinlingquan lies in the depression at the interior border of the medial epicondyle of the tibia, like a spring at the foot of a hill.
Chinese Name: 阴陵泉
English Name/Meaning: Yin Mound Spring
Pinyin: yīn líng qúan
Han Geul 한글: eum neung cheon 음릉천
Romaji: in ryō sen
Vietnamese: Âm lăng tuyền
On the inferior margin of the medial condyle of the tibia, in the depression of the medial border of the tibia.
Indications and functions of Yinlingquan:
- He-Sea point (water) – Best point for every kind of damp retention on the lower limb, the yin he-sea points (SP 9, KI 10, LIV 8) all strongly drain dampness and damp-heat from the fu or extraordinary fu in the lower jiao, specifically the BL, intestines and uterus.
- Abdominal distension, diarrhea, jaundice; abdominal pain;
Spermatorrhea, pudendal pain;
- Local problems: pain of knee joint and surrounding soft tissues.
Puncture perpendicularly 1-2 cun.
He-Sea Point . Main point for promoting diuresis.