Governing Vessel 9, Abbreviated as GV 9, also known as DU 9, Transliterated Zhiyang in Chinese, Reaching Yang in English.
GV 9 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra.
GV 9 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Acute gastric pain
- Distention and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, back pain
GV 9 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Regulates the Middle Jiao and Spleen, treats jaundice, resolves Damp-Heat, opens the chest.