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DU 7

Chinese Name: Zhongshu (English translation: Central Pivot)

Location:  On the back, on the posterior median line, in the depression below the spinous process of the 10th thoracic vertebra.


  • Jaundice, hiccup, vomiting, distention of the abdomen
  • Stiffness and pain of the lumbar region

Functions: Regulates the Middle Jiao, benefits the spine.

Needling: Oblique insertion upward .5 - 1.0 cun. 


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