DU1 (Governing Vessel 1) - Acupuncture Point Information
Chinese Name: Changqiang
English Name: Long Strength; Grow Strong
Location: Midway between the tip of the coccyx and the anus.
Luo-Connecting point of Dumai.
Opens the Renmai and Dumai, regulates the intestines.
Haemafaecia, haemorrhoids, pain in the thoracolumbar back.
Diarrhoea, rectal prolapse, constipation, dysuria, retraction of testicles, impotence, spermatorrhoea, psychosis, epilepsy, infantile convulsions.
Eczema of scrotum, inducing labour, enteritis, vomiting and diarrhoea in cholera, feng (Wind) in Large Intestine, heavy head, vomiting blood, subsidence of anterior fontanelle, children who squint or are afraid.
This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.
View other points on the Governing Vessel:
(DU1, DU2, DU3, DU4, DU5, DU6, DU7, DU8, DU9, DU10, DU11, DU12, DU13, DU14, DU15, DU16, DU17, DU18, DU19, DU20, DU21, DU22, DU23, DU24, DU25, DU26)
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