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会阴

Synonyms:
  1. 會陰
  2. Huiyin
  3. CV1

Huiyin
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Huiyin(CV1,会阴) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Conception Vessel.

Location

In the perineum, at the midpoint of the line joining the anus and scrotum in the male or the anus and posterior labial commissure in the female.

Indication

  • ①Asphyxia caused by drown, coma, epilepsy and mania;
  • ②dysuria, enuresis, pain in the vulva, prolapse of uterus, pruritus vulvae, proctoptosis, hemorrhoid;
  • ③seminal emissions;
  • ④irregular menstruation.

Method

Perpendicular insertion 0.5-1 cun.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.