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神道

Synonyms:
  1. Shendao
  2. GV11

Shendao
Shendao #

Shendao(GV11,神道) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.

Location

On the midline of the lower back, in the depression below the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra(T5).

Indication

  • ①chest pain, palpitation;
  • ②insomnia, poor memory, aphasia, epilepsy;
  • ③bronchitis, asthma;
  • ④rigidity along the spinal column, pain in the shoulder and back.

Method

Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.