Names Of Qi Hai

CV 6 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Sea of Qi
  • Pinyin Name: Qi Hai
  • Chinese Character: 氣海
Meridian Information

Where Is CV 6 ?

CV 6 Location

  • Midway between CV 5 and CV 7, 1.5 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is CV 6 Used For?

CV 6 Clinical Usages

  • Generally, useful for Qi tonification.
  • Women's health - hernia, uterine bleeding, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation / cramps), amenorrhea, leukorrhea.
  • Men's health - impotence, seminal emission, nighttime urinartion, hernia.
  • Deficiencies of the lower and middle warmers - abdominal distention, bloating, edema, poor digestion, loose stools, diarrhea, fatigue.
  • Tonify ST/SP Qi Deficiencies.
  • Main point for prolapse of any type - rectum, uterus, etc.  Lower abdominal and/or genital pain / swelling.
  • Stroke, loss of consciousness, weakness of the muscles and body generally.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Main point for building and storing Qi (energy), useful for deficiency conditions - asthma, shortness of breath, general fatigue, etc.  

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