Huiyin CV1: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications, Method, Precaution

Huiyin-CV1
Huiyin-CV1

Nomenclature of Huiyin:

Hui: crossing Yin: Genitalia
The point lies between the external genitalia and the anus, so is named as Huiyin.
Point: CV1
Chinese Name: 會阴
Name: Huiyin
Pinyin: huì yīn
English Name/Meaning: Yin Meeting
Han Geul 한글: hoe eum 회음
Romaji: e in
Vietnamese:Hội âm

Location:

This point lies midway between the anus and the scrotum in male, and the anus and the posterior labial commissure in female.

Functions:

  • Nourishes Yin ( Kidney Yin, KI Essence).
  • Regulates Conception and governor vessels.
  • Dispels Damp Heat.

Indications of Huiyin:

  • Urinary problems: Urinary Incontinence,
  • Reproductive problems:Vaginitis, Irregular menstruation.
  • Others: Mental Disorders, Hemorrhoids.
  • Emperical point to revieve patients after drowning.

Method:

Insert perpendicularly 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remark:

  • Meeting point of the RN (Conception), Chong (Penetrating) and DU (Governing) vessels.
  • Sun Si-miao Ghost point.

Precaution:

  • According to the Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, this point is contraindicated to needling.
  • Donot needle in pregnancy.

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.