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Ren Mai- Conception Vessel

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Channel

Yin/Yang

Max. Time

Route

Important pt.

Location

Application

Ren Mai

The Conception vessel or The Functioning vessel

CV

Yin

 

Governs all the 6 yin channels and corresponding organs

 

Starts at the perineum up the front midline of the body, and terminated at the lower lip.

1

Huiyin

(perineum)

Between the genital and the anus

Hemorrhoids,

Menstrual and genitourinary disorders

3

Chungchi

1 cun above the symphysis

Urogenital disorders,

Alarm point for the bladder

4

Kuanyuan

3 cun below the umbilicus

Urogenital disorders,

Small intestine problems,

alarm point for the small intestine, tonifies the yin and nourishes the blood

6

Chihai

(dantien0

1.5 cun below the umbilicus

Tonifies the yang chi,

Chi storage,

Abdominal disorders, bladder problems,

Irregular menstruation,

Cold feet, bed wetting, general disorders

8

Shenque

Umbilicus

Only for moxibustion,

Don not use for acupuncture,

Abdominal pain and disorders,

Vomiting

       

12

Zhongwan

In the center of the upper body

This is the alarm point for the stomach, and influential point for the yang organs.

Gastric problems, and abdominal disorders

14

Juque

6 cun above the umbilicus

Alarm point for the heart.

Heart, mental, and stomach disorders

17

Shanzhong

Between the nipples

Heart and ling disorders

22

Tiantu

Between the collarbones

Asthma,

acute coughing

       

23

Liang

In front of the adam apple

Speech disorders

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