CV 24 Acupuncture Point - Cheng Jiang - Conception Vessel Meridian

  • Chinese Name Cheng Jiang
  • English Name Sauce Receptacle
  • Location: At the center of the mentolabial groove directly below the lip.
  • Point Associations:
  • Intersection Point of the CV, GV, LI & ST Meridians.
  • Actions & Effects:
  • Facial pain/paralysis - Bell's palsy, stroke affecting the face, mouth and/or tongue.
  • Dental pain - teeth and/or gums.
  • Speech issues - loss of voice, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing.
  • Dry mouth as seen in wasting and thirsting disorders (i.e. diabetes).
  • 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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