ki6.jpgKI6 Zhao Hai Kidney 6
Shining Sea.
Intersecting Point on Kidney Channel with the Yin Motility Vessel.


On the medial ankle, in the depression 1 cun inferior to the medial malleolus.

Point Summary

Benefits The Throat
Benefits the Kidneys
Regulates the Yin Motility Vessel
Calms the Spirit
Regulates the Lower Burner
Clears Deficiency Heat

master point of yin qiao; think dryness; moistens yin; deficiency chronic sore throat



0.3-0.5 cun


Puncture Perpendicularly



General Indications


calms spirit or mind; moistens throat; tonifies KD yin; moistens eyes; promotes uterine function


chronic pharyngitis; tonsillitis; epileptic seizures that occur more at night; deficient yin asthma, constipation, insomnia; dry throat; eye pain from dryness; vaginal discharge like chronic leucorrhoea; vaginal dryness (menopause or other); major for bui

Special Notes

master point of yin qiao; with LU-7 to moisten throat

Diagnostic Indications:

Constipation Edema Genital Itching Hemiplegia Insomnia Leukorrhea Menses Irregular Seizures Throat Dryness Throat Soreness Urination Frequent Uterine Prolapse