TCM Acupuncture Theory - Hui Meeting Points

Acupuncture Points Theory

Traditional Chinese Medicine utilizes a number of theories which group acupuncture points together based on their functions and/or other relationships. Many of these theories are important in a clinical setting and are used, along with other theory and diagnostic information, to decide which acupuncture points will be used for a given condition.

Below you find information regarding the hui meeting points. See our Acupuncture Point Categories section for a complete list of point categories.

For complete information about a single point, click on it within the chart.

Hui Meeting Points Theory and Applications

  • The Hui Meeting Points, also called the "Eight Influential Points" or the "Gathering Points," are a special set of points which have a broad effect on their related area (i.e. qi, blood, vessels, bones, etc.).
  • LV 13 - meeting of the yin organs, SP Mu
  • CV 12 - meeting of the yang organs, ST Mu
  • CV 17 - meeting of the Qi, PC Mu, moves Qi in the chest
  • UB 17 - meeting of the Blood, builds blood, resolves stagnation a/or disperses heat in the Blood
  • GB 34 - meeting of the sinews, resolves stiffness a/or contracture
  • LU 9 - meeting of the Blood vessels, stimulates circulation, tonifies LU Qi, harmonizes the Qi and Blood in the chest, stops bleeding
  • UB 11 - meeting of the bones, any bone disorder, osteoporosis
  • GB 39 - meeting of the marrow, bone disorders, mental functioning, useful post-stroke

Hui Meeting Points Chart
Zang LV 13 Sinews GB 34
Fu CV 12 Vessels LU 9
Qi CV 17 Bones UB 11
Blood UB 17 Marrow GB 39

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