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DU2 (Governing Vessel 2) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Yaoshu
English Name: Lower Back Shu

Location: In the hiatus of the sacrum.

Functions:

Extinguishes interior Wind, calms spasms and convulsions, strengthens the lower back.

Indications:

Irregular menstruation, pain and stiffness of the lower back, hemorrhoids, muscular atrophy of the lower extremities, epilepsy.

References:

The English Name and function have been reprinted from Maciocia: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Copyright 1989, with permission from Elsevier. Point indications have been used from the book Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

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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