Xuanshu(GV5,悬枢) 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 lumbar vertebra(L1).
- ①Pain and stiffness in the waist and spinal column;
- ②abdominal pain, abdominal distension, indigestion, diarrhea, dysentery.
Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.