REN23 (Conception Vessel 23) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Liangquan
English Name: Corner Spring

Location: In the depression between the pharyngeal prominence and the lower margin of the hyoid bone.


Point of the Yin Linking Vessel.


Disepsl interior Wind, promotes speech, clears Fire, resolves Phlegm, subdues rebellious Qi.

Primary Indications:

Tongue stiffness, sublingual swelling, flaccid tongue with salivation, dysphagia.

Tertiary Indications:

Sudden loss of voice, sore throat, cough.

Other Indications:

Thirst, asthma, dyspnoea, vomiting saliva, mouth ulcers.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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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