The CV Meridian - Locations Chart

The CV Meridian

Below you will find location information for all points along the (CV) Conception Vessel Meridian . You may click on a specific acupuncture point for more detailed information including the location, clinical usages, and related patterns and conditions.

Meridian Graphic

There Are 24 Points Along The (CV) Conception Vessel Meridian ...

The CV Meridian Locations Chart

CV 1 Meeting of Yin

In the center of the perineum, Males: in between the anus and the scrotum, Females: between the anus and the posterior labial commissure.

CV 2 Curved Bone

On top of the notch in the center of superior border of the pubic symphysis.

CV 3 Central Pole

1 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 4 Origin Pass

2 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 5 Stone Gate

3 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 6 Sea of Qi

Midway between CV 5 and CV 7, 1.5 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 7 Yin Intersection

1 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 8 Spirit Gate

In the center of the umbilicus.

CV 9 Water Divide

1 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 10 Lower Venter

2 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 11 Interior Strengthening

3 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 12 Central Venter

Midway between CV 8 and CV 16, 4 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 13 Upper Venter

5 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 14 Great Tower Gate

6 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 15 Turtledove Tail

7 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 16 Center Palace

Level with the 5th ICS, where the right and left ribs meet on the lower border of the sternum at the junction of the sternum and xiphoid process.

CV 17 Chest Center

Level with the 4th ICS, midway between the nipples.

CV 18 Jade Hall

Level with the 3rd ICS.

CV 19 Purple Palace

Level with the 2nd ICS.

CV 20 Florid Canopy

Level with the 1st ICS.

CV 21 Jade Pivot

Between CV 20 and CV 22.

CV 22 Celestial Chimney

At the notch in the superior aspect of the suprasternal fossa.

CV 23 Ridge Spring

At the upper border of hyoid bone.

CV 24 Sauce Receptacle

At the center of the mentolabial groove directly below the lip.

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