CV 4 Acupuncture Point(Guan Yuan),aliases Sanjiejiao, Xiaji, Cimen, Dantian, Dazhongji, belongs to Ren Channel,Front-Mu point of the Small Intestine and crossing point of the Ren Vessel and the Three Yin Meridians of the Foot – (Spleen, Liver and Kidney),which is commonly used for asthma due to kidney deficiency, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, enuresis,frequent urination,poor urination, hematuria, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery and  functional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, neurasthenia, syncope, shock, etc. Puncture 1 to 1.5 cun straight. Moxa moxibustion 7 to 10 unit or 15 to 30 minutes.

CV 4 Acupuncture Point Location

On the anterior median line of the lower abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus.

CV 4 guanyuan

What is the meaning of Guanyuan

Guanyuan:”Guan”,gate.The name of “Guanyuan” means that the heavy dampness-qi of Ren Channel is blocked here. The substance of this point is the dampness-qi of the heaven from CV 3(Zhongji). After reaching this point, most of them cooled to the ground, and only a small part of the dampness-qi absorbs heat and goes up. The point is like a gateway to block the heavy dampness-qi going up,hence the name.

RN 3 zhongji point

CV 4 Characteristics of Qi

The Qi is the dampness-qi of the lower part of the heaven with warm.

CV 4 Operation Law

Most of them go to the heaven where the small intestine meridian is located, and a small part follow the Ren Channel ascending.

CV 4 Efficiency

Strengthens, nourishes the Kidneys (Qi, Yin and Yang), nourishes Essence, benefits Original Qi, calms the Shen, benefits menstruation and the uterus.

RN 4 guanyuan point

CV 4 Acupuncture Point Usage

asthma due to kidney deficiency, nocturnal emission, impotence, hernia, enuresis,frequent urination,poor urination, hematuria, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery and  functional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, neurasthenia, syncope, shock, etc.

Clinical:Male sexual dysfunction, urinary retention, nephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, functional uterine bleeding, vaginitis, enuresis, hypotension, neurasthenia, enteritis, etc.

CV 4 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage technique:

  • Take the supine or sitting position, first use your middle finger or index finger to press CV 4 in clockwise for 2 minutes, and then point press it for 30 seconds with feeling a little soreness, which can strengthen yang and increase immunity if long-term massage it.
  • Cross and overlap your hands, then place it on CV 4 point, and pushing up and down with slightly harder for 5 minutes each time,which can invigorate the kidney and strengthen yang, regulate qi and blood, strengthen the vitality and replenish qi, and be used for nocturnal emission, impotence, premature ejaculation, low sexual function and other male diseases if long-term massage it.
  • Put the index finger and middle finger together, and rub CV 4(Guanyuan) in a clockwise direction for 80 to 100 times,which can relieve lower abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, hernia and other diseases if long-term massage it.
Ren 4 point guanyuan

CV 4 Acupuncture Compatibility

Combined with GuiLai, Baihui to treat uterine prolapse.

Combined with Zusanli, Sanyinjiao and Tianshu to regulate the intestines and stomach, and treat abdominal pain and diarrhea;

Combined with Shenshu,Feiyang to invigorate the kidney qi, benefit of the bladder, and treat frequent urination, enuresis and urinary obstruction.

Combined with Fenglong, Daimai to treat leukorrhea with reddish discharge.