GV 17 Acupuncture Point - Nao Hu - Governing Vessel Meridian
- Chinese Name Nao Hu
English Name Brain's Door
Location: Midway between GV 16 and GV 18.
- Point Associations:
Intersecting point of the Governing Vessel & Urinary Bladder Channels
- Actions & Effects:
- Neck/Cervical issues, pain a/or stiffness of the neck, heaviness of the head, headache, dizziness.
- Epilepsy, mania, lockjaw, loss of voice.
- Eye pain, excessive lacrimation.
Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the medulla functions (heart, lung, blood vessel issues), useful for palpitations, asthma/shortness of breath, multiple sclerosis, lou gehrig's, muscular dystrophy.
Governing Vessel Meridian Points (28):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Sources and More Information
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