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Fertility Acupuncture Points Listed in Ancient Chinese Medical Texts

Posted on May 1, 2013 by TH Tanaka

Acupuncture and Moxibustion have been used to treat infertility problems, enhance fertility, and prevent recurrent miscarriages since ancient times.  There are many classical Chinese medical texts (most are written over a thousand year ago) that indicate acupuncture points used to treat infertility.  Below are some of the examples:

Zhenjiuzishengjing – Classic of Nourishing Life with Acupuncture and Moxibustion

ST29: Guilai SP5: Shangqiu BL33: Zhongliao BL32: Ciliao KI1: Yongquan KI18: Shiguan LR11: Yinlian  (moxibustion) CV3: Zhongji CV4: Guanyuan CV5: Shimen

Ancient Chinese Fertility Acupuncture Points


Zhenjiudacheng – Complete Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

CV3: Zhongji Uterus (3 cun lateral to the CV3)

Zhenjiujiayijing – A-B Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

ST30: Qichong KI9: Zhubin CV4: Guanyuan CV17: Danzhong (moxibustion)

Qianjinyifang – Supplement to the Essential Prescriptions Worth a Thousand Gold

KI2: Rangu (moxibustion)

CV3: Zhongji (moxibustion)

CV4: Guanyuan  (moxibustion)


Beijiqianjinyaofang – Essential Prescriptions Worth a Thousand Gold for Emergencies

KI1: Yongquan

LR11: Yinlian  (moxibustion)

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