Conception Vessel

Chengjiang CV24 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications, Method, Precaution



Cheng: receiving Jiang: fluid
Chengjiang is in the depression at the middle of the chin; it is where excessive saliva is received.
English name/meaning : Fluid Container
Chinese name: 承浆
Chinese pinyin : Cheng jiang
Korean name: Sungjang
Japanese name: Shosho
Vietnamese name: Thua tu’o’ng
French Name:Tchreng-tsiang


Dispels wind invigorates collaterals, disperses swelling.


In the depression at the center of the mentolabial gooove.


  • Chengjiang is major point for local disorders like Deviated mouth, profuse salivation, stomatitis, swelling in the cheek and gums, toothache, sudden aphonia;
  • Calm shen : Epilepsy, Psychosis


Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 cun.


  • Crossing Point of Conception vessel and Governor vessel, Large intestine, Stomach channel/
  • Ghost point.


Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.