GV 2 Acupuncture Point - Yao Shu - Governing Vessel Meridian
- Chinese Name Yao Shu
English Name Lumbar Shu
Location: In the hiatus of the sacrum (where you feel a superior ridge where S4 & S5 bones were as a child).
- Actions & Effects:
- May be used instead of GV 1 for anal issues - prolapse, hemorrhoids.
- Warming point, for cold in the lower warmer, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea or uterine bleeding from deficiency, leukorrhea, weakness or atrophy of the lower limbs, seminal emission, impotence, diarrhea.
Coccyx pain with difficulty sitting or pain at the opposite end of the channel, posterior neck pain, occipital or frontal headache.
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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