ST 27 - Acupuncture Point - Daju

  • English Name:  Great Gigantic
  • Pinyin Name:  Daju
  • Chinese Character:  大巨
  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 5.
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  • Beneficial for multiple genito-urinary issues in men - impotence (erectile dysfunction), seminal emission, premature ejaculation, difficult urination, etc.
  • Irregular menstruation.
  • Abdominal pain, bloating, hernia.
  • Fear/fright with palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, etc..

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The (ST) Stomach Meridian has 45 points:

Nearby Acupuncture Points and Usages

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CV 5
Stone Gate
  • Generally, useful for patterns of excess involving the lower abdomen a/or urinary tracts.  Not used as often as other CV points.
  • Mentioned classically to both cause and treat infertility, although the cause may merely be incorrect needling which is specifically mentioned.  Modern texts have largely ignored these cautions.
  • Useful for lower abdominal pain of an excess nature, genital pain/itching, shan disorders, hernia.
  • Diarrhea, undigested food in stools, poor appetite, abdominal pain, edema.  
KD 14
Fourfold Fullness
  • KD 11, KD 12, KD 13, KD 14 & KD 15 all intersect the Chong Mai and are useful as local points for abdominal a/or gynecological issues
SP 14
Abdominal Bind
  • Warms the middle warmer and dissipates cold for lower abdominal pain, diarrhea (from cold), abdominal pain, constipation.
  • Resolves counterflow qi - can be used to subdue fright (i.e. panic attacks) from counterflow qi disrupting the heart and/or cough from counterflow qi disrupting the lung.

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