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GV6

Synonyms:
  1. 脊中
  2. Jizhong

Jizhong
Jizhong #

Jizhong(GV6,脊中) 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 11th thoracic vertebra(T11).

Indication

  • ①Epilepsy and mania;
  • ②jaundice;
  • ③diarrhea, dysentery, hematochezia, constipation, hemorrhoids, proctoptosis, and other intestinal disorders;
  • ④pain and stiffness in the waist and spinal column;
  • ⑤infantile malnutrition.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-1.0 inch.