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GV2

Synonyms:
  1. 腰俞
  2. Yaoshu

Yaoshu
Yaoshu #

Yaoshu(GV2,腰俞) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.

Location

On the posterior midline, in the middle of the sacro-coccygeal hiatus.

Indication

  • ①Diarrhea, dysentery, hematochezia, constipation, hemorrhoid, proctoptosis, and other intestine diseases;
  • ②irregular menstruation, amenorrhea;
  • ③pain and stiffness in the waist and spinal column, numbness of the lower limb, epilepsy.

Method

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