Governing Vessel 8, Abbreviated as GV 8, also known as DU 8, Transliterated Jinsuo in Chinese, Muscle Spasm in English.
GV 8 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra.
GV 8 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Stiffness of the back
- Gastric pain
GV 8 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Benefits the sinews, relieves spasms, dispels interior Wind, calms the Liver.