Theory

GB 26 - Acupuncture Point - Dai Mai


GB 26 Names

  • English Name: Girdling Vessel
  • Pinyin Name: Dai Mai
  • Chinese Character: 帶脈

Location

  • Directly below LV 13 at the crossing point of a vertical line through the free end of the 11th rib and a horizontal line through the umbilicus (level with CV 8)
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GB 26 Clinical Uses

  • GB 26, GB 27 & GB 28 are all useful points on the Dai Mai meridian which influences the GB, KD, Chong Mai, CV & GV Meridians.
  • GB 26 is most useful for women's issues - leukorrhea from any etiology, gynecological disorders, prolapses, infertility.
  • Menstrual related pains, cramping, bloating a/or migraines.
  • Local point for the lower back and waist


GB 26 Point Associations

  • Intersection Point of the GB & Dai Mai Meridians

GB 26 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GB 26 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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