GV 5

Acupuncture Point Theory

GV 5 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "GV 5" , 懸樞, is represented by "Xuan Shu" in pinyin and "Suspended Pivot" in english and may be found:


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Local point for low back pain.
  • Diarrhea, indigestion, poor assimilation (undigested food in stools), running piglet (similar in ways to a panic attack), shan disorder (abdominal pain, indigestion, swelling of the genitalia, hernias).  

While not necessarily valid clinically, UB 22 (As Triple Heater Shu this point effects condition…) are nearby.

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