Governing Vessel 11, Abbreviated as GV 11, also known as DU 11, Transliterated Shendao in Chinese, Way of the Spirit in English.
GV 11 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra.
GV 11 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Palpitations, cardiac pain, insomnia, poor memory
- Coughing, choking
- Stiffness and pain of the back
GV 11 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates the Heart, calms the Shen, clears Heat.