Yin Linking Vessel Acupuncture Points

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Acupuncture Meridian - Yin Linking Vessel

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.

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.