CV 1

Acupuncture Point Theory

CV 1 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "CV 1" , 會陰, is represented by "Huiyin" in pinyin and "Meeting of Yin" in english and may be found:

In the center of the perineum, Males: in between the anus and the scrotum, Females: between the anus and the posterior labial commissure.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Regulates lower yin orifices (genitalia, urethra, anus) - good for all genito-urinary issues, genital pain/itching, retention of urine, uterine prolapse.
  • Amenorrhea, irregular menstruation.
  • Hemorrhoids, anal prolapse.
  • Main point for drowning, coma, manic depression.  


Cv 1 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Intersection Point of the CV, GV and Chong Meridians
  • Ghost Point

Explore cv 1 functional grouping theory - Ghost Point, or read all point categories and related theory.

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