Point Localization: On the midline beneath the L1.

TCM Actions: Harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach Qi. Tonifies the Kidney. Harmonizes the Qi of the Intestines. Strengthens the lower back.

Indications: Diarrhea. Food in faeces. Low back pain and stiffness. Hernia.

Target area: Lumbar.

Point Name and Meaning: Xuanshu – Suspended Pivot

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel:

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.