Qihaishu BL24: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Qihaishu is opposite to Qihai (CV6), where the primary Qi is infused into the back.
Qihaishu-BL24

Nomenclature:

Qihai: sea of the primary Qi Shu: point

Qihaishu is opposite to Qihai (CV6), where the primary Qi is infused into the back.
Point: BL24
Chinese Name: 气海俞
Name: Qihaishu
English Name/Meaning: Sea of Qi Transporter
Pinyin: qì hǎi shū
Han Geul 한글: gi hae yu 기해유
Romaji: kikai yu?
Vietnamese:Khí hải du

Location:

1.5 cun lateral to the Governor Meridian, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third lumbar vertebrae.

Functions:

  • Regulates and supplements Qi.
  • Strengthens lower back and knees.

Indications:

  • Reproductive diosrders:irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhoea,.
  • Urinary disorders: Burning micturition.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: Diarrhoea, constipation, hemorrhoids.
  • Local disorders: Low back pain, sacral pain, Bi leg syndrome.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

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.

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