CV 2 Acupuncture Point - Qu Gu - Conception Vessel Meridian

  • Chinese Name Qugu
  • English Name Curved Bone
     
  • Location: On top of the notch in the center of superior border of the pubic symphysis.
     
  • Precautions: NDN in pregnancy, NPN in advanced pregnancy.
     
  • Point Associations:
  • Intersection Point of the CV & LV Meridians
     
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Generally useful for Deficiency and Cold-Type Genito-urinary issues - retention of urine, dribbling urine, frequent urination.
  • Main point for feminine discharges, "red and white" discharges (leukorrhea) along with other sexual/menstrual issues - dysmenorrhea, irregular cycles.
  • Male sexual issues such as impotence a/or seminal emission as well as any problems with the genitals (dryness, itching, dampness, pain).
     
  • Conception Vessel Meridian Points (24):
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

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