CV 3 Acupuncture Point(Zhonghji) or Ren 3

CV 3 Acupuncture Point(Zhonghji), alias Yuquan, Qiyuan belongs to Ren Channel, Front-Mu point of the Urinary Bladder,Crossing point of the Ren Vessel and the Three Yin Meridians of the Foot – (Spleen, Liver and Kidney),which is commonly used for spermatorrhea, impotence, enuresis, abdominal pain, irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, genital itching, uterine prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease, urinary retention, urinary incontinence, etc. puncture 0.5 to 1 cun straight. Moxa moxibustion 5 to 7 unit,or 10 to 15 minutes.

CV 3 Acupuncture Point Location

On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 4 cun below the umbilicus.

CV 3 zhongji point

What is the meaning of Zhongji

Zhongji: “Zhong”,middle, “Ji”, the top beam. The name of “Zhongji” means that the Qi of Ren Channel reached the highest position of the heaven. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi from CV 2(Qugu) point, here is the highest point where it can go up, hence the name.

RN 3 zhongji point

CV 3 Characteristics of Qi

The Qi is the dampness-qi of the heaven.

CV 3 Operation Law

Most of Qi go to the heaven where the Bladder Meridian is located, a small part of Qi will go up through Ren Channel after absorbing heat.

CV 3 Efficiency

Benefits the Urinary Bladder, benefits urination, regulates the Lower Jiao, resolves Damp-Heat.

Ren 3 zhongji point

CV 3 Acupuncture Point Usage

Spermatorrhea, impotence, enuresis, abdominal pain, irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, genital itching, uterine prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease, urinary retention, urinary incontinence, etc.

CV 3 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Sitting or lying on your back, place your hands on the lower abdomen and palms facing down.With fingers superimposed to press CV 3 with the pad of middle finger until feeling a little soreness for 1 to 3 minutes each time.

CV 3 zhongji

CV 3 Acupuncture Compatibility

Combined with Dahe, Shenshu, Yinjiao, Sanyinjiao, and Ciliao point to treat impotence, premature ejaculation, nocturnal emission,  irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, postpartum lochia, dysmenorrhea, , etc.  (Kidney Qi deficiency);

Combined with Yingu, Qihai, and Shenshu acupoints can treat enuresis;

Combined with Dadun, Guanyuan, and Sanyinjiao to treat hernia;

Combined with Shuifeng, Sanjiaoshu, Sanyinjiao, Qihai, and Weiyang  to treat edema;

Combined with Qugu, Sanyinjiao, and Diji treat urinary retention due to postpartum and postoperative.

CV 3 zhongji acupoint