CV 24

Acupuncture Point Theory

CV 24 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "CV 24" , 承漿, is represented by "Cheng Jiang" in pinyin and "Sauce Receptacle" in english and may be found:

At the center of the mentolabial groove directly below the lip.


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

  • 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).  


Cv 24 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:

  • Intersection Point of the CV, GV, LI & ST Meridians.

Explore cv 24 functional grouping theory - Ghost Point, or read all point categories and related theory.

While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 4 (Facial pain - Bell's palsy, facial paralysis, tri…) are nearby.

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