REN15 (Conception Vessel 15) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Jiuwei
English Name: Dove Tail

Location: On the anterior midline, 1 cun below the xiphosternal synchondrosis. Locate the point in supine position with the arms uplifted.


Connecting point of the Directing Vessel, Source point of the 5 Yin organs.


Calms the Mind, benefits Original Qi.


Pain in the cardiac region and the chest, nausea, mental disorders, epilepsy.


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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