Shendao(GV11,神道) 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 5th thoracic vertebra(T5).
- ①chest pain, palpitation;
- ②insomnia, poor memory, aphasia, epilepsy;
- ③bronchitis, asthma;
- ④rigidity along the spinal column, pain in the shoulder and back.
Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.