DU5 (Governing Vessel 5) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Xuanshu
English Name: -

Location: Below the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra.


Pain and stiffness of the lower back, diarrhea, indigestion.


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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