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DU8 (Governing Vessel 8) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Below the spinos process of the ninth thoracic vertebra.
English Name: Tendon Spasm

Location: Below the spinous process of the ninth thoracic vertebra.

Functions:

Relaxes the sinews, eliminates interior Wind.

Indications:

Epilepsy, stiffness of the back, gastric pain.

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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