The acupuncture point "CV 3" , 中極, is represented by "Zhong ji" in pinyin and "Central Pole" in english and may be found:
1 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
CV 3 has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
No Deep Needling (NDN)
No Perpendicular Needling (NPN) No Deep Needling in Pregnancy, No Perpendicular Needling in Advanced Pregnancy
Cv 3 has the following theoretical associations which serve as important guideposts in designing an effective treatment protocol:
While not necessarily valid clinically, KD 12 (KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all inters…), SP 13 (Abdominal pain, abdominal masses (fibroids, cysts…) and ST 29 (Excess or Cold/Deficient disorders of the Lower W…) are nearby.