The spinal column is long and strong. The point is at its lower end.
On the midline, midway between the tip of the coccyx and the anus.
How to find
First, locate the coccyx superior to the anus, then palpate for its tip. From the tip of the coccyx, palpate with pressure towards the anus. GV-01 can often be located based on a strong de Qi sensation.
CV-01 is located anterior to the anus, posterior to the genitals. BL-35 is located 0.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the level of the tip of the coccyx.
- Clears Damp-Heat, lifts the Qi
- Opens the channel and alleviates pain
- Calms the shen
Luo-connecting point, meeting point with the ren mai, GB and KI channels.