Point Localization: 1.5 cun lateral to GV 10, level with T6.
TCM Actions: Regulates heart. Moves Qi. Invigorates the Blood (Xue).
Indications: Pain in the Heart (stasis of blood (xue). Epigastric pain. Abscess on the chest.
Target area: Heart.
Point Name and Meaning: Dushu – Du Mai Shu
Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder
Categories: Back Shu of the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)
Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.