Theory

GV 9 - Acupuncture Point - Zhi Yang


GV 9 Names

  • English Name: Extremity of Yang
  • Pinyin Name: Zhi Yang
  • Chinese Character: 至陽

Location


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GV 9 Clinical Uses

  • Important point for mid-thoracic pain, chest and flank pain radiating from the back.
  • Asthma, cough, difficulty speaking due to shortness of breath, opens the chest and relaxes the diaphragm, combine with UB 17 and Huatuo of T7.
  • Important point for LV/GB disharmony, especially involving damp heat, for hepatitis, jaundice, cholecystitis  


GV 9 Point Associations

None listed.


GV 9 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 9 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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