Theory

LV 6 - Acupuncture Point - Zhong Du


LV 6 Names

  • English Name: Central Metropolis
  • Pinyin Name: Zhong Du
  • Chinese Character: 中都

Location

  • 7 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the medial surface of the tibia.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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LV 6 Clinical Uses

  • Acute hepatitis.
  • Pain along the channel, genital region or medial knee.  


LV 6 Point Associations


LV 6 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".



LV 6 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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