Qugu CV2: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications, Method, Precautions

Qugu-CV2
Qugu-CV2

Nomenclature of Qugu:

Qu: crooked Gu: Bone
Qugu refers to the pubic bone, and the point lies at the superior border of the symphysis pubis.
Point: CV2
Chinese Name:曲骨
Name: Qugu
Pinyin: qū gǔ
English Name/Meaning: Crooked Bone
Han Geul 한글: gok gol 곡골
Romaji: kyok kotsu?
Vietnamese:Khúc cốt

Location:

On the midline of the lower abdomen, 5 cun below the umbilicus.

Functions:

  • Regulates menses and stops vaginal discharge.
  • Benefits urination.
  • Warms yang and supplements kidney.

Indications of Qugu:

  • Urinary problems: Urinary Incontinence,
  • Reproductive problems: Vaginitis, Irregular menstruation, impotence, leukorrhea, dysmenorrhoea..
  • Good point for prolapse of uterus.

Method:

Insert perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remark:

  • Meeting point of Conception and Liver channel.
  • Moxa can be applied for general weakness and for erectile dysfunction.

Precaution:

  • Contraindicated in pregnancy.
  • Deep insertion will penetrate a full bladder, so empty bladder before treatment.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.