Governing Vessel 12, Abbreviated as GV 12, also known as DU 12, Transliterated Shenzhu in Chinese, Body Pillar in English.
GV 12 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra.
GV 12 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Cough, asthma
- Back stiffness and pain
GV 12 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Clears Lung-Heat, tonifies Lung Qi, strengthens the body, dispels interior Wind.