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Zhongji

Synonyms:
  1. 中极
  2. 中極
  3. CV3

Zhongji
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Zhongji(CV3,中极) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Conception Vessel. It is the alarm point of the Bladder.

Location

On the midline of the lower abdomen, 4 cun below the umbilicus.

Indication

  • ①Dysuria, enuresis, retention of urine;
  • ②seminal emissions, impotence, infertility, and other male diseases;
  • ③irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea.

Method

Perpendicular insertion 1~1.5 cun.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.