Acupuncture and Moxibustion:Acupoints:Meridian Points of conception vessel.

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Acupoints:Meridian Points.

 Introduction: The meridian points are acupuncture point of a regular meridian.Introduction of Acupoints:Meridian Points,Meridian Points of lung meridian,Meridian Points of large intestine meridian,Meridian Points of stomach meridian,Meridian Points of spleen meridian,Meridian Points of heart meridian,Meridian Points of small intestine meridian,Meridian Points of bladder meridian,Meridian Points of kidney meridian,Meridian Points of pericardium meridian,Meridian Points of triple energizer meridian,Meridian Points of gallbladder meridian,Meridian Points of liver meridian.,Meridian Points of governor vessel,Meridian Points of conception vessel.

 
Meridian Points of governor vessel.

 ancient portrait of governor vessel The Basics: The basic terms of points of governor vessel are introduced:points of governor vessel(GV), changqiang(GV1), yaoshu(GV2), yaoyangguan(GV3),mingmen(GV4), xuanshu(GV5), jizhong(GV6), zhongshu(GV7),jinsuo(GV8),zhiyang(GV9), lingtai(GV10), shendao(GV11),shenzhu(GV12), taodao(GV13), dazhui(GV14), yamen(GV15), fengfu(GV16), naohu(GV17),qiangjian(GV18),houding(GV19), baihui(GV20), qianding(GV21),xinhui(GV22), shangxing(GV23), shenting(GV24), suliao(GV25), shuigou(GV26), duiduan(GV27), yinjiao(GV28).

 ✵points of governor vessel(GV): acupuncture-moxibustion points distributed on the governor vessel(GV).

 ✵changqiang(GV1): point below the tip of the coccyx, at the midpoint of the line connecting the tip of the coccyx and anus.Changqiang locates in the perineal region, inferior to the coccyx,midway between the tip of the coccyx and the anus.

 ✵yaoshu(GV2): point on the sacrum and on the posterior midline, just at the sacral hiatus.Yaoshu locates in the sacral region, at the sacral hiatus, on the posterior median line.

 ✵yaoyangguan(GV3): point on the low back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra.Yaoyangguan locates in the lumbar region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra(L4), on the posterior median line.

 portrait of GV1 to GV14: ✵mingmen(GV4): point on the lower back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra.Mingmen locates in the lumbar region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra(L2),on the posterior median line.

 ✵xuanshu(GV5): point on the lower back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 1st lumbar vertebra.Xuanshu locates in the lumbar region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra(L1),on the posterior median line.

 ✵jizhong(GV6): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra.Jizhong locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra(T11),on the posterior median line.

 ✵zhongshu(GV7): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 10th thoracic vertebra.Zhongshu locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra(T10),on the posterior median line.

 ✵jinsuo(GV8): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra.Jinsuo locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the ninth thoracic vertebra(T9),on the posterior median line.

 ✵zhiyang(GV9): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra.Zhiyang locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the seventh thoracic vertebra(T7),on the posterior median line.

 ✵lingtai(GV10): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 6th thoracic vertebra.Lingtai locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the sixth thoracic vertebra(T6),on the posterior median line.

 ✵shendao(GV11): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra.Shendao locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra(T5),on the posterior median line.

 ✵shenzhu(GV12): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra.Shenzhu locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra(T3),on the posterior median line.

 ✵taodao(GV13): point on the back and on the posterior midline, in the depression below the spinous process of the 1st thoracic vertebra.Taodao locates in the upper back region, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra(T1),on the posterior median line.

 ✵dazhui(GV14): point on the posterior midline, in the depression below the 7th cervical vertebra.Dazhui locates in the posterior region of the neck, in the depression inferior to the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra(C7),on the posterior median line.

 portrait of GV15 to GV28: ✵yamen(GV15): point on the nape,0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, below the 1st cervical vertebra.Yamen locates in the posterior region of the neck, in the depression superior to the spinous process of the second cervical vertebra(C2),on the posterior median line.

 ✵fengfu(GV16): point on the nape, 1 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline,directly below the external occipital protuberance,in the depression between the trapezius muscle of both sides.Fengfu locates in the posterior region of the neck, directly inferior to the external occipital protuberance, in the depression between the trapezius muscles.

 ✵naohu(GV17): point on the head,2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline,in the depression on the upper border of the external occipital protuberance.Naohu locates on the head, in the depression superior to the external occipital protuberance.

 ✵qiangjian(GV18): point on the head, 4 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline and 1.5 cun above naohu(GV17).Qiangjian locates on the head, 4 B-cun superior to the posterior hairline on the posterior median line.

 ✵houding(GV19): point on the head, 5.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline and 3 cun above naohu(GV17).Houding locates on the head, 5.5 B-cun superior to the posterior hairline, on the posterior median line.

 ✵baihui(GV20): point on the head, 5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting the apexes of both ears.Baihui locates on the head, 5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

 ✵qianding(GV21): point on the head, 3.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun anterior to baihui(GV20).Qianding locates on the head, 3.5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

 ✵xinhui(GV22): point on the head, 2 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 3 cun anterior to baihui(GV20).Xinhui locates on the head, 2 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

 ✵shangxing(GV23): point on the head, 1 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.Shangxing locates on the head, 1 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

 ✵shenting(GV24): point on the head, 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline.Shenting locates on the head, 0.5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

 ✵suliao(GV25): point at the center of the nose apex.Suliao locates on the face, at the tip of the nose.

 ✵shuigou(GV26): point at the junction of the upper third and middle third of the philtrum.Shuigou locates on the face, at the midpoint of the philtrum midline.

 ✵duiduan(GV27): point on the labial tubercle of the upper lip, on the vermilion border between the philtrum and upper lip.Duiduan locates on the face, at the midpoint of the tubercle of the upper lip.

 ✵yinjiao(GV28): point inside the upper lip, at the junction of the labial frenum and upper gum.Yinjiao locates on the face, at the junction of the frenulum of the upper lip with the upper gum.

 
Meridian Points of conception vessel.

 ancient portrait of conception vessel The Basics: The basic terms of points of conception vessel are introduced:points of conception vessel(CV), huiyin(CV1), qugu(CV2), zhongji(CV3),guanyuan(CV4), shimen(CV5), qihai(CV6), yinjiao(CV7),shenque(CV8),shuifen(CV9), xiawan(CV10), jianli(CV11),zhongwan(CV12), shangwan(CV13), juque(CV14), jiuwei(CV15), zhongting(CV16), danzhong(CV17),yutang(CV18),zigong(CV19), huagai(CV20), xuanji(CV21),tiantu(CV22), lianquan(CV23), chengjiang(CV24).

 ✵points of conception vessel(CV): acupuncture-moxibustion points distributed on the conception vessel(CV).

 ✵huiyin(CV1): point on the perineum, at the midpoint between the posterior border of the scrotum and anus in male, and between the posterior commissure of the large labia and anus in female.Huiyin locates in the perineal region, at the midpoint of the line connecting the anus with the posterior border of the scrotum in males and the posterior commissure of the labium majoris in females.

 ✵qugu(CV2): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline, at the midpoint of the upper border of the pubic symphysis.Qugu locates on the lower abdomen, superior to the pubic symphysis, on the anterior median line.

 ✵zhongji(CV3): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline,4 cun below the center of the umbilicus.Zhongji locates on the lower abdomen, 4 B-cun inferior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 portrait of CV1 to CV14: ✵guanyuan(CV4): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline, 3 cun below the center of the umbilicus.Guanyuan locates on the lower abdomen, 3 B-cun inferior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵shimen(CV5): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline, 2 cun below the center of the umbilicus.Shimen locates on the lower abdomen, 2 B-cun inferior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵qihai(CV6): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline, 1.5 cun below the center of the umbilicus.Qihai locates on the lower abdomen, 1.5 B-cun inferior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵yinjiao(CV7): point on the lower abdomen and on the anterior midline, 1 cun below the center of the umbilicus.Yinjiao locates on the lower abdomen, 1 B-cun inferior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵shenque(CV8): point on the middle abdomen and at the center of the umbilicus.Shenque locates on the upper abdomen, in the centre of the umbilicus.

 ✵shuifen(CV9): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 1 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Shuifen locates on the upper abdomen, 1 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵xiawan(CV10): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 2 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Xiawan locates on the upper abdomen, 2 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵jianli(CV11): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 3 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Jianli locates on the upper abdomen, 3 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anteror median line.

 ✵zhongwan(CV12): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 4 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Zhongwan locates on the upper abdomen, 4 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵shangwan(CV13): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 5 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Shangwan locates on the upper abdomen, 5 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 ✵juque(CV14): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 6 cun above the center of the umbilicus.Juque locates on the upper abdomen, 6 B-cun superior to the centre of the umbilicus, on the anterior median line.

 portrait of CV15 to CV24: ✵jiuwei(CV15): point on the upper abdomen and on the anterior midline, 1 cun below the xiphosternal synchondrosis.Jiuwei locates on the upper abdomen, 1 B-cun inferior to the xiphisternal junction, on the anterior median line.

 ✵zhongting(CV16): point on the chest and on the anterior midline, on the level of the 5th intercostal space, on the xiphosternal synchondrosis.Zhongting locates in the anterior thoracic region, at the midpoint of the xiphisternal junction, on the anterior median line.

 ✵danzhong(CV17): point on the chest and on the anterior midline,on the level of the 4th intercostal space,at the midpoint of the line connecting both nipples.Danzhong locates in the anterior thoracic region, at the same level as the fourth intercostal space, on the anterior median line.

 ✵yutang(CV18): point on the chest and on the anterior midline, on the level of the 3rd intercostal space.Yutang locates in the anterior thoracic region, at the same level as the third intercostal space, on the anterior median line.

 ✵zigong(CV19): point on the chest and on the anterior midline, on the level of the 2nd intercostal space.Zigong locates in the anterior thoracic region, at the same level as the second intercostal space, on the anterior median line.

 ✵huagai(CV20): point on the chest and on the anterior midline, on the level of the 1st intercostal space.Huagai locates in the anterior thoracic region, at the same level as the first intercostal space, on the anterior median line.

 ✵xuanji(CV21): point on the chest and on the anterior midline, 1 cun below tiantu(CV22).Xuanji locates in the anterior thoracic region, 1 B-cun inferior to the suprasternal fossa, on the anterior median line.

 ✵tiantu(CV22): point on the neck and on the anterior midline, at the center of the suprasternal fossa.Tiantu locates in the anterior region of the neck, in the centre of the suprasternal fossa, on the anterior median line.

 ✵lianquan(CV23): point on the neck and on the anterior midline, in the depression above the upper border of the hyoid bone.Lianquan locates in the anterior region of the neck, superior to the superior border of the thyroid cartilage, in the depression superior to the hyoid bone, on the anterior median line.

 ✵chengjiang(CV24): point on the face, in the depression at the midpoint of the mentolabial sulcus.Chengjiang locates on the face, in the depression in the centre of the mentolabial sulcus.

 
References:
  • 1.Meridian Points of conception vessel.

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