Yin Linking Vessel Acupuncture Points

    Acupuncture Meridian - Yin Linking Vessel

    Point

    Chinese

    English

    Function

    Indications

    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 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.

    LR 14

    qi men

    Cycle Gate

    Promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, benefits the Stomach, cools blood.

    Hypochondriac pain, abdominal distension, hiccups, acid regurgitation, mastitis, depression, febrile diseases.

    SP 16

    fu ai

    Abdominal Lament

    Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.

    Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.

    SP 15

    da heng

    Great Horizontal

    Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.

    Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

    SP 13

    ju she

    Bowel Abode

    Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.

    Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

    KI 9

    zhu bin

    Guest House

    Calms the mind, tonifies Kidney yin, opens chest, regulates the Yin Linking Vessel.

    Mental disorders, pain in the foot and lower leg, hernia.