REN1 (Conception Vessel 1) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Huiyin
English Name: Meeting of Yin

Location: Between the anus and the root of the scrotum in males nad between the anus and the posterior labial commissure in females.


Beginning poing of Directing, Penetrating and Governing Vessels, Connecting point of the Directing Vessel, 11th of the 13 Ghost points.


Nourishes Yin, promotes resuscitation, resolves Damp-Heat, benefits Essence.


Vaginitis, retention of urine, hemorrhoids, nocturnal emission, enuresis, irregular menstruation, mental disoders.


The English Name, Nature and Function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

View other points on the Conception Vessel:

(REN1, REN2, REN3, REN4, REN5, REN6, REN7, REN8, REN9, REN10, REN11, REN12, REN13, REN14, REN15, REN16, REN17, REN18, REN19, REN20, REN21, REN22, REN23, REN24)

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