Ge, diaphragm; shu, point.
This point is where the Qi of diaphragm is infused into the back.
1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra.
- 1.feeling of oppression in the chest, cough, asthme
- 2.stomachache, fullness of the stomach, vomiting and hiccup
- 3.main point for blood syndrome, such as hematemesis, bleeding from the eye, ear, nose, mouth or subcutaneous tissues
- 4.furuncles, urticaria and skin pruritus
Puncture perpendicularly or a bit abliquely in the direction of the midline 0.5-0.8 cun.
A point where blood assembles. Avoid deep insertion.