Theory

ST 27 - Acupuncture Point - Daju


ST 27 Names

  • English Name: Great Gigantic
  • Pinyin Name: Daju
  • Chinese Character: 大巨

Location

  • 2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 5.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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ST 27 Clinical Uses

  • 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..


ST 27 Point Associations

None listed.


ST 27 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



ST 27 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

CV 5

  • 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

SP 14

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  • 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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