GV 9 - Acupuncture Point - Zhi Yang

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

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The (GV) Governing Vessel Meridian has 28 points:

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