(GV) Governing Vessel Meridian - Graphic

The (GV) Governing Vessel Meridian has 28 points:

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Midway between the tip of the coccyx bone and the anusIn hiatus of sacrum between the sacrum and the coccyx (you will feel a superior ridge where S4 & S5 bones were as a child)Below the spinous process of L4Below the spinous process of L2 ** No Moxa in males under 20 **Below the spinous process of L1Below the spinous process of T11 ** No Moxa **Below the spinous process of T10Below the spinous process of T9Below the spinous process of T7Below the spinous process of T6Below the spinous process of T5Below the spinous process of T3Below the spinous process of T1Below the spinous process of C7.5 cun above the midpoint of the posterior hairline in a depression below the spinous process of C1 ** NDN & No Moxa **1 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline directly below the occipital protruberance ** No Moxa & NDN **midway between GV 16 & GV 18, 1.5 cun above GV 16Midway between GV 16 and GV 20, 1.5 cun above GV 17midway between GV 18 & GV 20, 1.5 cun anterior to GV 18midway between GV 18 & GV 20, 1.5 cun anterior to GV 187 cun above midpoint of posterior hairline, 5 cun above midpoint of anterior hairline, miway on a line connecting the apex of both ears in a depression slightly anterior to a larger depression7 cun above midpoint of posterior hairline, 5 cun above midpoint of anterior hairline, miway on a line connecting the apex of both ears in a depression slightly anterior to a larger depressionMidway between GV 20 & GV 22, 1.5 cun anterior to GV 201 cun posterior to GV 23 ** No Needling & No Moxa in infants with metopism1 cun posterior to GV 23 ** No Needling & No Moxa in infants with metopism1 cun posterior to the anterior hairline, .5 cun posterior to GV 24 ** No Moxa & No Needling in infants with metopism **1 cun posterior to the anterior hairline, .5 cun posterior to GV 24 ** No Moxa & No Needling in infants with metopism **midway between anterior hairline and GV 23, .5 cun above the midpoint of the anterior hairlinemidway between anterior hairline and GV 23, .5 cun above the midpoint of the anterior hairlineOn tip of nose ** No Moxa **At junction of the upper and middle third of philtrum ** No Moxa **At junction of upper lip and philtrum ** No Moxa **At junction of gum and frenulum of upper lip ** No Moxa **Terms of Use

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