Rangu acupoint (KD 2)is one of the acupoints in the kidney meridian of Foot-Shaoyin, which is commonly used for pharyngitis, cystitis, urethritis, irregular menstruation and other diseases.
Location of Rangu acupoint
Anterior and Inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bone.
What is the meaning of Rangu
Rangu:Ran, refers to burning,Gu,refers to the gap between the two mountains. The name of Rangu means that the ground channel water of the kidney meridian is vaporized here. The substance of this point is the meridian water with warm from the Yongquan point. After reaching this point, a large amount of water is vaporized,like burning and evaporating, hence the name.
What is Rangu acupoint used for
1. Diseases of the genitourinary system: cystitis, urethritis, orchitis, lack of semen, enuresis;
2. Diseases of the ENT system: pharyngitis, tonsillitis;
3. Gynecology system diseases: irregular menstruation, infertility;
4. Others: myocarditis, itching, diabetes etc;
Rangu acupoint therapy
Rangu acupoint is good to enhance the function of the spleen and stomach, and promote better digestion of food. It can make people feel hungry quickly,and relieve the discomfort after overeating by massaging.
Press the acupoint down strongly with thumb, and relax immediately after that.you will feel a strong sense of soreness around the acupuncture points and even on the kidney meridian of the leg, but as relax, the soreness will disappear immediately,and repeat 10-20 times.If you self-massage, you also can be done at the same time.
Compatibility of Rangu
Combined with Shenshu point, Qihai point, Zhishi point, used for spermatorrhea;
Combined with Shenshu point, Guanyuan point, Taixi point, Sanyinjiao point,used for irregular menstruation;
Combined with Zhongji point, Xuehai point, Sanyinjiao point, used for pruritus vulvae;
Combined with Chengshan point,used for Muscle cramps;
Combined with Qichong and Siman point, used for stony edema;
Combined with Taixi point,used for annoyance and cold feet;