CV 7 Acupuncture Point(Yinjiao),alias Shaoguan, Henghu,belongs to Ren Vessel,crossing point of the Ren and Chong Vessels,which is commonly used for periumbilical pain, diarrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, vaginal discharge, postpartum hemorrhagic syncope with syndrome of Qi collapse due to blood deficiency, hernia, edema, and intestinal obstruction, functional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, etc. Puncture 1 to 1.5 cun straight. Moxa moxibustion is 3 to 7 unit, or moxa moxibustion 10 to 20 minutes.
CV 7 Acupuncture Point Location
On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 1.0 cun below the umbilicus.
What is the meaning of Yinjiao
Yinjiao: “Yin”, yin water.”Jiao”,intersection. The name of “Yinjiao” means that the ascending Qi of Ren and Chong Channel intersect here. The substance of this point are the Qi from CV 6(Qihai) and dampness-qi of Chong Chanel and Kidney Meridian. After these Qi that intersect here forms Yin dampness-qi of the heaven,hence the name.
CV 7 Characteristics of Qi
The Qi is the Yin dampness-qi of the lower part of the heaven.
CV 7 Operation Law
Most of them travels to CV 8(Shenque) point through Ren Channel.
CV 7 Efficiency
Regulates the Lower Jiao and menstruation.
CV 7 Acupuncture Point Usage
Periumbilical pain, diarrhea, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, vaginal discharge, postpartum hemorrhagic syncope with syndrome of qi collapse due to blood deficiency, hernia, edema, and intestinal obstruction, functional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, etc.
Clinical:Enteritis, prostatitis, etc.
CV 7 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Gently rub CV 7(Yinjiao) point with the pad of middle finger for 3 to 5 minutes,which can relieve diarrhea and abdominal distension.
CV 7 Acupuncture Compatibility
Combined with Shuifeng to treat diarrhea due to deficiency-cold ;
Combined with Sanjiaoshu, Shenshu, Sanyinjiao to treat urinary and reproductive system diseases
Combined with Dachangshu and Quchi to treat lumbar and knee spasm;
Combined with Tianshu to treat abdominal distension and periumbilical pain.