GV 2 - Acupuncture Point - Yao Shu

  • English Name:  Lumbar Shu
  • Pinyin Name:  Yao Shu
  • Chinese Character:  腰俞
  • In the hiatus of the sacrum (where you feel a superior ridge where S4 & S5 bones were as a child).
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  • May be used instead of GV 1 for anal issues - prolapse, hemorrhoids.
  • Warming point, for cold in the lower warmer, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea or uterine bleeding from deficiency, leukorrhea, weakness or atrophy of the lower limbs, seminal emission, impotence, diarrhea.
  • Coccyx pain with difficulty sitting or pain at the opposite end of the channel, posterior neck pain, occipital or frontal headache.  

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The (GV) Governing Vessel Meridian has 28 points:

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