Conception Vessel Acupuncture Points

    Acupuncture Meridian - Conception Vessel

    Point

    Chinese

    English

    Function

    Indications

    CV 1

    hui yin

    Meeting of Yin

    Nourishes yin, benefits essence, promotes resuscitation, resolves damp-heat.

    Vaginitis, retention of urine, hemorrhoids, nocturnal emission, enuresis, irregular menstruation, mental disorders.

    CV 2

    qu gu

    Curved Bone

    Warms yang and supplements Kidney, regulates menses and stops vaginal discharge.

    Retention and dribbling of urine, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, morbid leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, hernia.

    CV 3

    zhong ji

    Central Pole

    Resolves damp-heat, promotes the Bladder function of Qi transformation, clears heat.

    Enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, frequency of urination, retention of urine, pain in the lower abdomen, prolapse of the uterus, vaginitis.

    CV 4

    guan yuan

    Origin Pass

    Nourishes blood and yin, strengthens yang, regulates the uterus, benefits original Qi, tonifies the Kidneys, calms the mind, roots the ethereal soul.

    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

    Strengthens original Qi, promotes the transformation and excretion of fluids in the Lower Energizer, opens water passages.

    Abdominal pain, diarrhea, edema, hernia, anuria, enuresis, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, morbid leukorrhea, postpartum hemorrhage.

    CV 6

    qi hai

    Sea of Qi

    Tonifies Qi and yang, regulates Qi, tonifies original Qi, resolves dampness.

    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

    Nourishes yin, regulates the uterus.

    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

    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.

    Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy, prolapse of the rectum, unchecked diarrhea.

    CV 9

    shui fen

    Water Divide

    Moves Spleen and disinhibits water-damp.

    Promotes the transformation of fluids, controls the water passages.

    CV 10

    xia guan

    Lower Venter

    Promotes the descending of Stomach Qi, relieves stagnation of food, tonifies Spleen.

    Epigastric pain, abdominal pain, borborygmus, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea.

    CV 11

    jian li

    Interior Strengthening

    Promotes digestion in the Stomach, stimulates the descending of Stomach Qi.

    Stomach ache, vomiting, edema, abdominal distension, borborygmus, anorexia.

    CV 12

    zhong guan

    Central Venter

    Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, resolves dampness, regulates Stomach Qi.

    Stomach ache, abdominal distension, borborygmus, nausea, vomiting, acid regurgitation, diarrhea, dysentery, jaundice, indigestion, insomnia.

    CV 13

    shang guan

    Upper Venter

    Subdues rebellious Stomach Qi.

    Stomach ache, abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting, epilepsy, insomnia.

    CV 14

    ji que

    Great Tower Gate

    Subdues rebellious Stomach Qi, calms the mind, clears the Heart.

    Pain in cardiac region and chest, nausea, acid regurgitation, difficulty in swallowing, vomiting, mental disorders, epilepsy, palpitations.

    CV 15

    jiu wei

    Turtledove Tail

    Calms the mind, benefits original Qi.

    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

    Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and harmonizes the center.

    Distension and fullness in the chest and intercostal region, hiccups, nausea, anorexia.

    CV 17

    shan zhong

    Chest Center

    Tonifies Qi, regulates Qi, dispels fullness from the chest, clears the Lungs, resolves phlegm, benefits the diaphragm and the breasts.

    Asthma, pain in the chest, fullness in the chest, palpitation, insufficient lactation, hiccups, difficulty in swallowing.

    CV 18

    yu tang

    Jade Hall

    Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and dispels phlegm.

    Pain in the chest, cough, asthma, vomiting.

    CV 19

    zi gong

    Purple Palace

    Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and disinhibits the throat.

    Pain in the chest, cough, asthma.

    CV 20

    hua gai

    Florid Cantopy

    Loosens the chest, disinhibits the diaphragm, clears the Lung and stops cough.

    Fullness and pain in the chest and intercostal region, cough, asthma.

    CV 21

    xuan ji

    Jade Pivot

    Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, suppresses cough and downbears counterflow.

    Pain in the chest, cough, asthma.

    CV 22

    tian tu

    Celestial Chimney

    Stimulates the descending of Lung Qi, resolves phlegm, clears heat, stops cough, benefits the throat, soothes asthma.

    Asthma, cough, sore throat, dry throat, hiccups, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty in swallowing, goiter.

    CV 23

    lian quan

    Ridge Spring

    Dispels interior wind, promotes speech, clears fire, resolves phlegm, subdues rebellious Qi.

    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

    Expels exterior wind.

    Facial puffiness, swelling of the gums, toothache, salivation, mental disorders, deviation of the eyes and mouth.