Ren 6

essential oils for infertilityCV6 Acupressure Point

Use the Conception Vessel Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate Ren 6, or CV 6, of the Ren Mai or Conception Vessel Channel. Ren 6 a major acupressure-acupuncture point for women’s reproductive issues such as infertilityperimenopausal symptoms, irregular menstrual periods and bleedingendometriosis, and uterine fibroids. It is also considered a reservoir of Qi for the entire body. In Daoist meditation practices, Tai-Qi, and martial arts it is known as the Dantien, or energy center of the body as well as the center of balance for the body.

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Location of Acupressure Point Ren 6-CV 6

On the midline of the abdomen 1.5 Cun below the belly button (umbilicus). Apply the Conception Vessel Acupressure Stick to Acupressure Point Ren 6 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.



Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Ren 6-CV 6

Gynecological Disordersuterine fibroid natural remedy

For unexplained infertility:

With irregular menstruation and heavy bleeding:endometriosis natural Chinese herb remedy

For Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)endometriosis, or uterine fibroids:

For Men’s Health

In the case of impotence, ED, or men’s sexual dysfunction due to Kidney Yang Deficiency:

Muscle Weakness

In the case of muscle strength deterioration and atrophy following chronic disease or in the aging:

Stomach Pain

For distension and sharp pain of the abdomen and/or area of the navel (belly-button) due Coldness in the Stomach:


Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point Ren 6

  • CV 6
  • Qihai
  • Sea of Qi
  • Lower Sea of Qi
  • Lower Huang
  • Huang Origin
  • Small Navel

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point Ren 6-CV 6

  • None

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Ren 6-CV 6

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.



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