Names Of Qichong

ST 30 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Surging Qi
  • Pinyin Name: Qichong
  • Chinese Character: 氣沖
Meridian Information

Where Is ST 30 ?

ST 30 Location

  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 2.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

What Is ST 30 Used For?

ST 30 Clinical Usages

  • Upper Sea of Water & Grain Point - excess or deficient conditions of the Stomach - hypogastric pain, bloating, abdominal pain.
  • Regulates the Intestines - borborygmus, hernia - rectal, inguinal.
  • Regulates genitalia - swelling and pain, impotence.
  • Regulates menstruation - irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, uterine bleeding.
  • Running Piglet Disorder.

There Are 45 Points Along The (ST) Stomach Meridian ...

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How Is ST 30 Categorized?

ST 30 Acupuncture Point Associations

What Diagnostic Patterns May Use ST 30 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Conditions May Use ST 30 ?

What Points Are Near ST 30 ?

CV 2 Curved Bone

  • Generally useful for Deficiency and Cold-Type Genito-urinary issues - retention of urine, dribbling urine, frequent urination.
  • Main point for feminine discharges, "red and white" discharges (leukorrhea) along with other sexual/menstrual issues - dysmenorrhea, irregular cycles.
  • Male sexual issues such as impotence a/or seminal emission as well as any problems with the genitals (dryness, itching, dampness, pain).  

KD 11 Pubic Bone

  • KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all intersect the Chong Mai and are useful as local points for abdominal a/or gynecological issues

Where Do I Go Next?

List Of Related Points

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