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Conception Vessel Meridian Acupuncture Points

Acupuncture Meridian - Conception Vessel

Conception Vessel Meridian Points

  • CV 1: hui yin / Meeting of Yin
    • Function: Nourishes yin, benefits essence, promotes resuscitation, resolves damp-heat.
    • Indications: Vaginitis, retention of urine, hemorrhoids, nocturnal emission, enuresis, irregular menstruation, mental disorders.
  • CV 2: qu gu / Curved Bone
    • Function: Warms yang and supplements Kidney, regulates menses and stops vaginal discharge.
    • Indications: Retention and dribbling of urine, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, morbid leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, hernia.
  • CV 3: zhong ji / Central Pole
    • Function: Resolves damp-heat, promotes the Bladder function of Qi transformation, clears heat.
    • Indications: Enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, frequency of urination, retention of urine, pain in the lower abdominal, prolapse of the uterus, vaginitis.
  • CV 4: guan yuan / Origin Pass
    • Function: Nourishes blood and yin, strengthens yang, regulates the uterus, benefits original Qi, tonifies the Kidneys, calms the mind, roots the ethereal soul.
    • Indications: Enuresis, nocturnal emission, frequency of urination, retention of urine, hernia, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, morbid leukorrhea, lower abdominal pain, prolapse of the rectum, postpartum hemorrhage, indigestion, diarrhea, flaccid type apoplexy.
  • CV 5: shi men / Stone Gate
    • Function: Strengthens original Qi, promotes the transformation and excretion of fluids in the Lower Energizer, opens water passages.
    • Indications: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, edema, hernia, anuria, enuresis, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, postpartum hemorrhage.
  • CV 6: qi hai / Sea of Qi
    • Function: Tonifies Qi and yang, regulates qi, tonifies original Qi, resolves dampness.
    • Indications: Abdominal pain, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, edema, asthma, diarrhea, dysentery, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, amenorrhea, postpartum hemorrhage, constipation, flaccid type apoplexy.
  • CV 7: yin jiao / Yin Intersection
    • Function: Nourishes yin, regulates the uterus.
    • Indications: Abdominal distension, edema, hernia, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, morbid leukorrhea, pruritus vulvae, postpartum hemorrhage, abdominal pain around the umbilicus.
  • CV 8: shen que / Spirit Tower Gate
    • Function: Rescues yang, strengthens the Spleen, tonifies original Qi, warms and frees the original yang, opens the portals and restores consciousness, moves gastrointestinal Qi, transforms cold-damp accumulating stagnations.
    • Indications: Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy, prolapse of the rectum, unchecked diarrhea.
  • CV 9: shui fen / Water Divide
    • Function: Moves Spleen and disinhibits water-damp.
    • Indications: Promotes the transformation of fluids, controls the water passages.
  • CV 10: xia guan / Lower Venter
    • Function: Promotes the descending of Stomach Qi, relieves stagnation of food, tonifies Spleen.
    • Indications: Epigastric pain, abdominal pain, borborygmus, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea.
  • CV 11: jian li / Interior Strengthening
    • Function: Promotes digestion in the Stomach, stimulates the descending of Stomach Qi.
    • Indications: Stomach ache, vomiting, edema, abdominal distension, borborygmus, anorexia.
  • CV 12: zhong guan / Central Venter
    • Function: Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, resolves dampness, regulates Stomach Qi.
    • Indications: Stomach ache, abdominal distension, borborygmus, nausea, vomiting, acid regurgitation, diarrhea, dysentery, jaundice, indigestion, insomnia.
  • CV 13: shang guan / Upper Venter
    • Function: Subdues rebellious Stomach Qi.
    • Indications: Stomach ache, abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting, epilepsy, insomnia.
  • CV 14: ji que / Great Tower Gate
    • Function: Subdues rebellious Stomach Qi, calms the mind, clears the Heart.
    • Indications: Pain in cardiac region and chest, nausea, acid regurgitation, difficulty in swallowing, vomiting, mental disorders, epilepsy, palpitations.
  • CV 15: jiu wei / Turtledove Tail
    • Function: Calms the mind, benefits original Qi.
    • Indications: Pain in the cardiac region and the chest, nausea, mental disorders, epilepsy, palpitations, difficulty swallowing, itchy skin on abdomen.
  • CV 16: zhong ting / Central Palace
    • Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and harmonizes the center.
    • Indications: Distension and fullness in the chest and intercostal region, hiccups, nausea, anorexia.
  • CV 17: shan zhong / Chest Center
    • Function: Tonifies Qi, regulates Qi, dispels fullness from the chest, clears the Lungs, resolves phlegm, benefits the diaphragm and the breasts.
    • Indications: Asthma, pain in the chest, fullness in the chest, palpitation, insufficient lactation, hiccups, difficulty in swallowing.
  • CV 18: yu tang / Jade Hall
    • Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and dispels phlegm.
    • Indications: Pain in the chest, cough, asthma, vomiting.
  • CV 19: zi gong / Purple Palace
    • Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and disinhibits the throat.
    • Indications: Pain in the chest, cough, asthma.
  • CV 20: hua gai / Florid Canopy
    • Function: Loosens the chest, disinhibits the diaphragm, clears the Lung and stops cough.
    • Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and intercostal region, cough, asthma.
  • CV 21: xuan ji / Jade Pivot
    • Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and downbears counterflow.
    • Indications: Pain in the chest, cough, asthma.
  • CV 22: tian tu / Celestial Chimney
    • Function: Stimulates the descending of Lung Qi, resolves phlegm, clears heat, stops cough, benefits the throat, soothes asthma.
    • Indications: Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccups, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.
  • CV 23: lian quan / Ridge Spring
    • Function: Dispels interior wind, promotes speech, clears fire, resolves phlegm, subdues rebellious Qi.
    • Indications: Swelling and pain of the subglossal region, salivation with glossoplegia, aphasia with stiffness of tongue by apoplexy, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty swallowing.
  • CV 24: cheng jiang / Sauce Receptacle
    • Function: Expels exterior wind.
    • Indications: Facial puffiness, swelling of the gums, toothache, salivation, mental disorders, deviation of the eyes and mouth.

Related Pages

The 12 Primary Meridians

The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels

The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels