Dushu (English translation: Governing Shu)
On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower
border of the spinous process of the 6th thoracic vertebra.
Back-Shu point of the Du Vessel
- Cardiac pain, chest congestion
- Gastric pain, abdominal pain
- Cough, asthma
Invigorates the Blood, opens the chest, regulates the Qi in chest and abdomen.
Back-Shu points are corresponding points on the back where the
Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organ is infused. If the Five Zang organs are
diseased, abnormal reactions appear on the Back-Shu points. Back-Shu points have
a direct therapeutic effect on the diseases of the Five Zang organs. For more
complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points,
Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.