Skin-subcutaneous tissue-posterior border of sartotius muscle-posterior border of tendon of gracilis muscle-tendon of semimembranous muscle-medial bead of gastrocnemius muscle.
In the superficial layer, there are the saphenous nerve and the great saphenous vein. In the deep layer, there are the branches or tributaries of the medial superior genicular artery and vein.
Flex the knee; in the depression at the medial end of the transverse popliteal stria.
Removing damp and heat, and regulating the functions of lower jiao.
Prolapse of uterus, lower abdominal pain, retention of urine, nocturnal emission, pain in the external genitalia, pruritus vulvae, and pain in the medial aspect of the knee and leg.
Combined use with GuanyuanCV4 (Guanyuan (CV4) Front-Mu Point of the SmallIntestine) for treatment of impotence and nocturnal emission; with QihaiCV6 (Qihai (CV6)) for treatment of hysteroptosis; with XingjianLR2 (Xingjian (LR2) Ying-Spring Point) for treatment of urinary retention; with YinguKI10 (Yingu (KI10) He-Sea Point), YanglinquanGB34 (Yanglingquan (GB34) He-Sea Point, Influential Point of Tendon) and FuliuKI7 (Fuliu(KI7) Jing-River Point) for treatment of enuresis; with YinbaiSP1 (Yinbai(SP1) Jing-Well Point), YinxiHT6 (Yinxi (HT6) Xi-Cleft Point) and YingxiangLI20 (Yingxiang (LI20)) for treatment of epistaxis; and with ZhongfengLR4 (Zhongfeng (LR4) Jing-River Point), TaichongLR3 (Taichong (LR3) Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point) and ShangqiuSP5 (Shangqiu (SP5) Jing-Well Point) for treatment of hernia.
Insert the needle perpendicularly to 1-1.1 cun depth; needling response: local sensation of numbness and distention; moxibustion: using 3-5 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.