Theory

GV 2 - Acupuncture Point - Yao Shu


GV 2 Names

  • English Name: Lumbar Shu
  • Pinyin Name: Yao Shu
  • Chinese Character: 腰俞

Location

  • In the hiatus of the sacrum (where you feel a superior ridge where S4 & S5 bones were as a child).
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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GV 2 Clinical Uses

  • 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.  


GV 2 Point Associations

None listed.


GV 2 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 2 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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