CV 9 Acupuncture Point(Shuifeng),alias Fengshui,Zhongshou, belongs to Ren Channel,which is comonly used for abdominal pain, diarrhea, edema etc. Puncture 0.5 to 1 cun straight. Moxa moxibustion 5 to 7 unit; or moxa moxibustion 10 to 20 minutes.
CV 9 Acupuncture Point Location
On the anterior median line of the upper abdomen, 1.0 cun above the umbilicus.
What is the meaning of Shuifeng
Shuifeng,”Shui”water,refers to the ground water,”Feng”,Separation. The name of “Shuifeng” means that the ground water distribute here. The substance of this point are the cold drop meridian water from CV 8(Shenque) point and the ground meridian water from CV 10(Xiawan) point. After reaching this point,the ground water distribute here, hence the name.
CV 9 Characteristics of Qi
The Qi are the meridian water of the ground.
CV 9 Operation Law
Most of them travel through Ren Channel and a small part are scattered outside of Ren Channel.
CV 9 Efficiency
Opens and regulates the water passages.
CV 9 Acupuncture Point Usage
- Edema, difficulty urinating, urinary tract infection, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.;
- Diarrhea, ascites, bowel, diarrhea, gastric disorder causing nausea etc.
Clinical:Gastritis, enteritis, dysentery, nephritis, cystitis, etc.
CV 9 Acupuncture Point Therapy
Massage CV 9(Shuifeng) for 3 to 4 minutes each time, which can invigorate spleen and kidney, improve poor urination and lose weight if long-term massage it.
CV 9 Acupuncture Compatibility
Combined with Guanyuan, Zhongji to clear heat and remove dampness and treat poor urinary;
Combined with Tianshu, Qihai, to treat diarrhea;
Combined with Shenque, Qihai to treat around umbilical pain.
Combined with Tianshu point and Diji to treat ascites;
Combined with Neiguan to treat nausea and vomiting;
Combined with Zhongfeng and Ququan point to treat umbilical pain;
Combined with Pishu and Sanyinjiao point to treat edema;
Combined with Tianshu, Sanyinjiao, and Zusanli point to regulate qi and blood, strengthen spleen and stomach, treat umbilical pain, diarrhea, and anorexia;
Combined with Qihai to treat edema due to qi stagnation.