Theory

(CV) Conception Vessel Meridian - Point 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.


The (CV) Conception Vessel Meridian has 24 Acupuncture Points

CV 1

  • 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

  • CV 2  Curved Bone
  • On top of the notch in the center of superior border of the pubic symphysis.

CV 3

  • CV 3  Central Pole
  • 1 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 4

  • CV 4  Origin Pass
  • 2 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 5

  • CV 5  Stone Gate
  • 3 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

CV 6

  • CV 6  Sea of Qi
  • Midway between CV 5 and CV 7, 1.5 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 7

  • CV 7  Yin Intersection
  • 1 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 8

  • CV 8  Spirit Gate
  • In the center of the umbilicus.

CV 9

  • CV 9  Water Divide
  • 1 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 10

  • CV 10  Lower Venter
  • 2 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 11

  • CV 11  Interior Strengthening
  • 3 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 12

  • CV 12  Central Venter
  • Midway between CV 8 and CV 16, 4 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 13

  • CV 13  Upper Venter
  • 5 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 14

  • CV 14  Great Tower Gate
  • 6 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 15

  • CV 15  Turtledove Tail
  • 7 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

CV 16

  • 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

  • CV 17  Chest Center
  • Level with the 4th ICS, midway between the nipples.

CV 18

  • CV 18  Jade Hall
  • Level with the 3rd ICS.

CV 19

  • CV 19  Purple Palace
  • Level with the 2nd ICS.

CV 20

  • CV 20  Florid Canopy
  • Level with the 1st ICS.

CV 21

  • CV 21  Jade Pivot
  • Between CV 20 and CV 22.

CV 22

  • CV 22  Celestial Chimney
  • At the notch in the superior aspect of the suprasternal fossa.

CV 23

  • CV 23  Ridge Spring
  • At the upper border of hyoid bone.

CV 24

  • CV 24  Sauce Receptacle
  • At the center of the mentolabial groove directly below the lip.



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