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筋縮

Synonyms:
  1. 筋缩
  2. Jinsuo
  3. GV8

Jinsuo
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Jinsuo(GV8,筋缩) 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 9th thoracic vertebra(T9).

Indication

  • ①Epilepsy and mania;
  • ②convulsions, back rigidity;
  • ③stomachache;
  • ④jaundice.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.