Conception Vessel Meridian Acupuncture Points
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.
The 12 Primary Meridians
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine
- Triple Energizer
The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels
The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels