Yang: Yang of Yin-Yang.
This point is on a level with the diaphragm. The Qi of the meridian here passes from “Yin within Yang” of below the diaphragm to “Yang within Yang” of above the diaphragm.
On the midline, below the spinous process of the 7th thoracic vertebra (T7).
How to find
Find T7 and locate GV-09 on the midline, below its spinous process. Or: Use the Tuffier’s line for reference. Locate T7 by counting up from L4 and there locate GV-09 on the midline, below the spinous process.
Located on the same level are a point of Ex-B-2/BL-17/ BL-46 (0.5/1.5/3 cun lateral to the midline).
- Strengthens the Spleen and eliminates Dampness
- Clears Damp-Heat from the Middle Burner
- Harmonises the Upper Burner