CV 4 Acupuncture Point - Guan Yuan - Conception Vessel Meridian

  • Chinese Name Guan Yuan
  • English Name Origin Pass
     
  • Location: 2 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).
     
  • Precautions: NDN in pregnancy, NPN in advanced pregnancy.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Front Mu Point of the Small Intestine.
  • Intersection Point of the CV, SP, LV & KD Meridians.
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Generally, useful for deficiencies of Yin, Yang, Qi & Blood.
  • Main point for tonifying Prenatal Qi - exhaustion, weakness, chronic fatigue/diseases.
  • Main point for Kidney deficiencies of Qi, Jing a/or Yang - low back pain, bone disorders, early morning (5 a.m., "cock-crow") diarrhea. rectal prolapse.
  • Genito-urinary issues with Deficient a/or Cold Patterns - incontinence, clear copious urine, nocturia.
  • Main point for all menstrual disorders with Deficient, Cold a/or Stagnation Patterns - scanty menstruation, pale blood.
  • Sexual / Fertility Issues - infertility, impotence, seminal emission, amenorrhea, bleeding during pregnancy.
  • Yang collapse - chills, profuse sweating, SOB, unconsciousness.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: An important point for the storage and development of Qi (energy), useful for deficiency conditions - weakness, shortness of breath, sexual issues. May also be used in Tong Ren (no needling) to ease delivery.
     
  • Conception Vessel Meridian Points (24):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

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