Governing Vessel 26, Abbreviated as GV 26, also known as DU 26, Transliterated Renzhong or Shuigou in Chinese, Middle of the Person in English.
GV 26 Acupuncture Point Location:
On the face, at the junction of the superior 1/3 and middle 1/3 of the philtrum.
GV 26 Acupuncture Point Indications:
- Syncope, heatstroke, coma, mental disorders, trismus.
- Manic psychosis, epilepsy
- Acute lumbar pain
- Gastric pain, wry mouth, swelling of the face
GV 26 Acupuncture Point Benefits:
Resuscitates, treats acute lumbar sprain, benefits the nose.
Crossing point on the DU Vessel with the Large Intestine and Stomach Meridians
GV 26 is used for emergency treatment.