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Du 2

Chinese Name: Yaoshu (English translation: Lumbar Shu)

Location:  On the sacrum, on the posterior median line in the hiatus of the sacrum.


  • Mania, epilepsy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Stiffness and pain of the lumbar region
  • Pain, numbness and weakness of the lower extremities
  • Irregular menstruation

Functions: Strengthens the lumbar region, dispels Wind-Dampness, benefits the coccyx.

Needling: Oblique insertion .5 - 1.0 cun. 


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