Taodao(GV13,陶道) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.
On the midline of the lower back, in the depression below the spinous process of the 1st thoracic vertebra(T1).
- ①Febrile disease, malaria, chills and fever, bronchitis, asthma;
- ②tidal fever due to yin-deficiency;
- ③epilepsy and mania;
- ④back rigidity.
Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.