CV 3 Acupuncture Point(Zhonghji), alias Yuquan, Qiyuan belongs to Ren Channel, Front-Mu point of the Urinary Bladder,Crossing point of the Ren Vessel and the Three Yin Meridians of the Foot – (Spleen, Liver and Kidney),which is commonly used for spermatorrhea, impotence, enuresis, abdominal pain, irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, genital itching, uterine prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease, urinary retention, urinary incontinence, etc. puncture 0.5 to 1 cun straight. Moxa moxibustion 5 to 7 unit,or 10 to 15 minutes.
CV 3 Acupuncture Point Location
On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 4 cun below the umbilicus.
What is the meaning of Zhongji
Zhongji: “Zhong”,middle, “Ji”, the top beam. The name of “Zhongji” means that the Qi of Ren Channel reached the highest position of the heaven. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from CV 2(Qugu) point, here is the highest point where it can go up, hence the name.
CV 3 Characteristics of Qi
The Qi is the dampness-qi of the heaven.
CV 3 Operation Law
Most of Qi go to the heaven where the Bladder Meridian is located, a small part of Qi will go up through Ren Channel after absorbing heat.
CV 3 Efficiency
Benefits the Urinary Bladder, benefits urination, regulates the Lower Jiao, resolves Damp-Heat.
CV 3 Acupuncture Point Usage
Spermatorrhea, impotence, enuresis, abdominal pain, irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, genital itching, uterine prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease, urinary retention, urinary incontinence, etc.
CV 3 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Sitting or lying on your back, place your hands on the lower abdomen and palms facing down.With fingers superimposed to press CV 3 with the pad of middle finger until feeling a little soreness for 1 to 3 minutes each time.
CV 3 Acupuncture Compatibility
Combined with Dahe, Shenshu, Yinjiao, Sanyinjiao, and Ciliao point to treat impotence, premature ejaculation, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, dysmenorrhea, , etc. (Kidney Qi deficiency);
Combined with Yingu, Qihai, and Shenshu acupoints can treat enuresis;
Combined with Dadun, Guanyuan, and Sanyinjiao to treat hernia;
Combined with Shuifeng, Sanjiaoshu, Sanyinjiao, Qihai, and Weiyang to treat edema;
Combined with Qugu, Sanyinjiao, and Diji treat urinary retention due to postpartum and postoperative.