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Yin Linking Vessel Acupuncture Points

Acupuncture Meridian - Yin Linking Vessel

Yin Linking Vessel Meridian Points

  • 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 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.
  • LR 14: qi men / Cycle Gate
    • Function: Promotes the smooth flow of Liver Qi, benefits the Stomach, cools blood.
    • Indications: Hypochondriac pain, abdominal distension, hiccups, acid regurgitation, mastitis, depression, febrile diseases.
  • SP 16: fu ai / Abdominal Lament
    • Function: Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.
    • Indications: Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.
  • SP 15: da heng / Great Horizontal
    • Function: Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.
    • Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.
  • SP 13: ju she / Bowel Abode
    • Function: Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.
    • Indications: Lower abdominal pain, hernia.
  • KI 9: zhu bin / Guest House
    • Function: Calms the mind, tonifies Kidney yin, opens chest, regulates the Yin Linking Vessel.
    • Indications: Mental disorders, pain in the foot and lower leg, hernia.

Related Pages

The 12 Primary Meridians

The 2 Major Extraordinary Vessels

The 6 Minor Extraordinary Vessels