Triple Energizer Meridian

Qinglengyuan TE11: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications



Qing: cool Leng: cold Yuan: deep water
The function of Qing lengyuan is to eliminate the heat of Sanjiao as if the patient were in cool deep water.
Point: TE11
Chinese Name: 清冷渊
English Name/Meaning: Clear Cold Abyss
Pinyin: qīng lěng yuān
Han Geul 한글: cheong naeng yeon 청랭연
Romaji: sei rei en?
Vietnamese: Thanh lãng uyên


This point is located 1 cun proximal to SJ10 (Tianjing).


  • Clears channel invigorates collateral.
  • Clears heat, drains fire.

Indications of Qinglengyuan:

  • Migraine, headache, eyepain, jaundice.
  • Local disorders: motor impairment and pain of the shoulder and arm.


Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.


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.

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