Theory

GV 11 - Acupuncture Point - Shen Dao


GV 11 Names

  • English Name: Spirit Path
  • Pinyin Name: Shen Dao
  • Chinese Character: 神道

Location


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GV 11 Clinical Uses

  • Important point for spirit problems, palpitations, anxiety, poor memory, muddled thinking, absent-mindedness, insomnia, has strong effect on mind and mood, combine with Huatuo of T5 and UB 15 for stress.
  • Pain and stiffness of the upper back, cardiac region pain a/or discomfort, cough, asthma.
  • Differentiation: GV 11 is mostly for deficiency of HT & LU whereas GV 12 is more for excess of HT & LU.  


GV 11 Point Associations

None listed.


GV 11 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".



GV 11 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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